FreeBSD : SA-04:16.fetch

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2010 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is running a version of FreeBSD which contains a flaw in the
'fetch' utility.

'fetch' is a command-line tool used to retrieve data at a given URL. It is used
(among others) by the FreeBSD port collection.

There is an integer overflow condition in the processing of HTTP headers
which may result in a buffer overflow.

An attacker may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary commands on the remote
host. To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to lure a victim on the remote
host into downloading a URL from a malicious web server using this utility.

Solution :

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15761 (freebsd_fetch.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 11702

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1053

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