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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201702-11
(GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the GNU C Library.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A context-dependent attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with
the privileges of the process, disclose sensitive information, or cause a
Denial of Service condition via multiple vectors.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All GNU C Library users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-libs/glibc-2.23-r3'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 97254 ()
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