FreeBSD : sylpheed -- MIME-encoded file name buffer overflow vulnerability (b1e8c810-01d0-11da-bc08-0001020eed82)

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

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

Sylpheed is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when displaying emails
with attachments that have MIME-encoded file names. This could be used
by a remote attacker to crash sylpheed potentially allowing execution
of arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running sylpheed.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19354 (freebsd_pkg_b1e8c81001d011dabc080001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 12934

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0926

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