SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201403-03 (file: Denial of Service)
A flaw was found in the way the file utility determines the type of a file.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll file users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/file-5.17'