FreeBSD : claws-mail -- POP3 Format String Vulnerability (d9867f50-54d0-11dc-b80b-0016179b2dd5)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

A Secunia Advisory reports :

A format string error in the 'inc_put_error()' function in src/inc.c
when displaying a POP3 server's error response can be exploited via
specially crafted POP3 server replies containing format specifiers.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code, but
requires that the user is tricked into connecting to a malicious POP3

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25943 (freebsd_pkg_d9867f5054d011dcb80b0016179b2dd5.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2958

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