Cfengine cfservd ReceiveTransaction Function Remote Overflow (intrusive check)

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by a remote buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The remote Cfserver seems to be vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow
bug. Such a bug might be exploited by an attacker to execute arbitrary
code on this host, with the privileges cfservd is running with.

See also :

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/31714/cfengine.txt.html

Solution :

Upgrade to version 2.0.8/2.0.8p1 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: 11893 (gnu_cfserv.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 8699

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0849