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[GLSA-200407-19] Pavuk: Digest authentication helper buffer overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Pavuk: Digest authentication helper buffer overflow
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200407-19
(Pavuk: Digest authentication helper buffer overflow)
Pavuk contains several buffer overflow vulnerabilities in the code handling
A possible hacker could cause a buffer overflow, leading to arbitrary code
execution with the rights of the user running Pavuk.
There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to
upgrade to the latest available version of Pavuk.
All Pavuk users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-misc/pavuk-0.9.28-r3"
# emerge ">=net-misc/pavuk-0.9.28-r3"
Threat Level: Medium
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