FreeBSD : nagios-plugins -- Long Location Header Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (7453c85d-7830-11dc-b4c8-0016179b2dd5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A Secunia Advisory reports :

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the redir()
function in check_http.c when processing HTTP Location : header
information. This can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow by
returning an overly long string in the 'Location:' header to a
vulnerable system.

See also :

http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=740172
http://www.nessus.org/u?cf048cb2

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27044 (freebsd_pkg_7453c85d783011dcb4c80016179b2dd5.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5198

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