GLSA-201701-02 : Bash: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 96233


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-02 (Bash: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A local 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 Bash users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-shells/bash-4.3_p48-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96233

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-02.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/03

Modified: 2017/01/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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


Base Score: 8.4

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7543, CVE-2016-9401

GLSA: 201701-02