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[GLSA-200504-10] Gld: Remote execution of arbitrary code Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Gld: Remote execution of arbitrary code
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200504-10
(Gld: Remote execution of arbitrary code)
dong-hun discovered several buffer overflows in server.c, as well
as several format string vulnerabilities in cnf.c.
A possible hacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary
code with the permissions of the user running Gld, the default user
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Gld users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=mail-filter/gld-1.5"
Threat Level: High
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