GpsDrive friendsd2 dir Field Remote Format String

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote server is affected by a format string vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running a GpsDrive friendsd server, which records
the positions of friends on a map.

The version of friendsd installed on the remote host is affected by a
format string vulnerability. An attacker can leverage this issue using
a specially crafted packet to crash the server and possibly execute code
on the remote host subject to the privileges under which the server

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to 2.10pre3-cvs or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 20159 (gpsfriends_friendsd_format_string.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 15319

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3523