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VPR Score: 3.6
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202011-15 (libmaxminddb: Denial of service)
libmaxminddb used uninitialised memory when reading from a corrupt database file.
A remote attacker could entice a user to use a specially crafted database with libmaxminddb, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll libmaxminddb users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/libmaxminddb-1.4.3'