FreeBSD : GNU finger vulnerability (610bc692-a2ad-11dc-900c-000bcdc1757a)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

GNU security announcement :

GNU Finger unfortunately has not been updated in many years, and has
known security vulnerabilities. Please do not use it in production
environments.

See also :

http://www.gnu.org/software/finger/
http://www.nessus.org/u?087700b4

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29229 (freebsd_pkg_610bc692a2ad11dc900c000bcdc1757a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-1165

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