FreeBSD : yamt -- buffer overflow and directory traversal issues (99b5cfa5-d3d2-11d9-8ffb-00061bc2ad93)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Stanislav Brabec discovered errors in yamt's path name handling that
lead to buffer overflows and directory traversal issues. When
processing a file with a maliciously crafted ID3 tag, yamt might
overwrite arbitrary files or possibly execute arbitrary code.

The SuSE package ChangeLog contains :

- Several security fixes (#49337) :

- directory traversal in rename

- directory traversal in sort

- buffer overflow in sort

- buffer overflow in rename

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?042652f6
http://www.nessus.org/u?7e4bea80
http://www.nessus.org/u?62bd1197

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)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19046 (freebsd_pkg_99b5cfa5d3d211d98ffb00061bc2ad93.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1846
CVE-2005-1847

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