FreeBSD : bidwatcher -- format string vulnerability (74c86a29-81ef-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

A Debian Security Advisory reports :

Ulf Harnhammer from the Debian Security Audit Project discovered a
format string vulnerability in bidwatcher, a tool for watching and
bidding on eBay auctions. This problem can be triggered remotely by a
web server of eBay, or someone pretending to be eBay, sending certain
data back.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?9c0453fa

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18984 (freebsd_pkg_74c86a2981ef11d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 12590

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0158

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