FreeBSD : gnats -- format string vulnerability (59)

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Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a security update

Description :

The following package needs to be updated: gnats

See also :

http://drupal.org/files/sa-2005-007/advisory.txt
http://scary.beasts.org/security/CESA-2004-001.txt
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=274709
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=174&type=vulnerabilities
http://www.lighttpd.net/security/lighttpd_sa_2008_05.txt
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/known-vulnerabilities.html#seamonkey1.0.3
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-09.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-10.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-11.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-12.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-13.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-44.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-47.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2008/mfsa2008-48.html
http://www.osvdb.org/8312
http://www.osvdb.org/8313
http://www.osvdb.org/8314
http://www.osvdb.org/8315
http://www.osvdb.org/8316
http://www.FreeBSD.org/ports/portaudit/fc99c736-3499-11d9-98a7-0090962cff2a.html

Solution :

Update the package on the remote host

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15802 (freebsd_gnats_40_2.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0623

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