The remote host is missing updates announced in advisory GLSA 200311-03.
Users are encouraged to perform an 'emerge sync' and upgrade the package to the latest available version. Vulnerable versions of hylafax have been removed from portage. Specific steps to upgrade: # emerge sync # emerge -pv '>=net-misc/hylafax-4.1.8' # emerge '>=net-misc/hylafax-4.1.8' # emerge clean http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=GLSA%20200311-03 http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=33368 http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2003_045_hylafax.html
A format bug condition allows a remote attacjer to execute arbitrary code as the root user.