LCDproc < 0.4.1 screen_add Command Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2000-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

A buffer overflow in the remote LCDproc server may allow an attacker
to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

Description :

The remote LCDproc service is vulnerable to a buffer overflow attack
when processing commands received from the network due to a lack of
bound checks.

An attacker may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the remote host,
with the privileges of the LCDproc process (usually, nobody).

Solution :

Upgrade to LCDproc 0.4.1 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 10378 (lcdproc_buffer_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 1131

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0295