UMN Gopherd < 3.0.6 Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is running a Gopher server that is affected by
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote host is running the UMN Gopher server.

The remote version of the remote gopher server seems to be vulnerable
to various issues including a buffer overflow and format string, which
may be exploited by an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the
remote host with the privileges of the gopher daemon.

Solution :

Upgrade to UMN Gopherd 3.0.6 or newer

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 16195 (gopher_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 8157
12254

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0561