Citadel/UX lprintf() Function Remote Format String

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote BBS server has a format string vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running Citadel/UX, a messaging server for Unix.

There is a format string issue in the remote version of this software.
A remote attacker could use this to crash the service, or execute
arbitrary code.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2004-12/0113.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2004-12/0139.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Citadel 6.28 or later.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:W/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 15942 (citadel_fmt_string.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 11885

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1192