FreeBSD : weex -- remote format string vulnerability (d4c70df5-335d-11da-9c70-0040f42d58c6)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Emanuel Haupt reports :

Someone who controls an FTP server that weex will log in to can set up
malicious data in the account that weex will use, and that will cause
a format string bug that will allow remote code execution. It will
only happen when weex is first run or when its cache files are rebuilt
with the -r option, though. The vulnerability was found by Ulf
Harnhammar.

See also :

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=86833
http://www.nessus.org/u?141a9fdd

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21516 (freebsd_pkg_d4c70df5335d11da9c700040f42d58c6.nasl)

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