FreeBSD : x11vnc -- authentication bypass vulnerability (9dda3ff1-2b02-11db-a6e2-000e0c2e438a)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Ludwig Nussel reports that x11vnc is vulnerable to an authentication
bypass vulnerability. The vulnerability is caused by an error in
auth.c. This could allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized and
unauthenticated access to the system.

See also :

http://bugs.debian.org/376824
http://www.nessus.org/u?433df42d

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: 22212 (freebsd_pkg_9dda3ff12b0211dba6e2000e0c2e438a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 18977

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2450

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