SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-73 (SQUASHFS: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in SQUASHFS. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Remote attackers, by enticing a user to process a specially crafted SQUASHFS image, could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll SQUASHFS users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-fs/squashfs-tools-4.3-r1'