GLSA-201612-54 : Chicken: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 96229


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-54 (Chicken: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chicken. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Chicken users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-scheme/chicken-4.10.0-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96229

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201612-54.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/03

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:chicken, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2024, CVE-2013-4385, CVE-2014-3776, CVE-2014-9651, CVE-2015-4556

GLSA: 201612-54