FreeBSD : dircproxy -- remote denial of service (a1ef3fc0-8ad0-11dc-9490-0016179b2dd5)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Securiweb reports :

dircproxy allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(segmentation fault) via an ACTION command without a parameter, which
triggers a NULL pointer dereference, as demonstrated using a blank /me
message from irssi.

See also :

http://dircproxy.securiweb.net/ticket/89
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=319301
http://www.nessus.org/u?1969a565

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27622 (freebsd_pkg_a1ef3fc08ad011dc94900016179b2dd5.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5226

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