How to Buy
This script is Copyright (C) 2001-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote finger service has multiple vulnerabilities.
The version of cfingerd running on the remote host has multiple
vulnerabilities, including :
- A local buffer overflow in the GECOS field, which can be used to
- A format string vulnerability, triggered by a malformed ident
reply. This can be used to execute arbitrary code.
- A local privilege escalation issue.
See also :
Upgrade to cfingerd version 1.4.4 or later.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 10652 (cfinger_format_bug.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 2576651
CVE ID: CVE-1999-0243CVE-1999-0708CVE-2001-0609
Upgrade to Nessus Professional today!
Start your free Nessus Cloud trial now!
Begin Free Trial
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.