FreeBSD : perdition -- str_vwrite format string vulnerability (617a4021-8bf0-11dc-bffa-0016179b2dd5)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

SEC-Consult reports :

Perdition IMAP is affected by a format string bug in one of its IMAP
output-string formatting functions. The bug allows the execution of
arbitrary code on the affected server. A successful exploit does not
require prior authentication.

See also :

http://www.sec-consult.com/300.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?75e02516

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 : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27640 (freebsd_pkg_617a40218bf011dcbffa0016179b2dd5.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 26270

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5740

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