FreeBSD : crossfire-server -- denial of service and remote code execution vulnerability (86cc5c6f-d2b4-11da-a672-000e0c2e438a)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

FRSIRT reports :

A vulnerability has been identified in CrossFire, which could be
exploited by remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands or cause a
denial of service. This flaw is due to a buffer overflow error in the
'oldsocketmode' module that fails to properly handle overly large
requests, which could be exploited by a malicious client to crash or
compromise a vulnerable system.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21465 (freebsd_pkg_86cc5c6fd2b411daa672000e0c2e438a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 16883

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1010

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