FreeBSD : silc -- pkcs_decode buffer overflow (ff304c35-fb5b-11dc-91c1-00e0815b8da8)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Core Security Technologies reports :

A remote buffer overflow vulnerability found in a library used by both
the SILC server and client to process packets containing cryptographic
material may allow an un-authenticated client to executearbitrary code
on the server with the privileges of the user account running the
server, or a malicious SILC server to compromise client systems and
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user account running
the SILC client program.

See also :

http://www.coresecurity.com/?action=item&id=2206
http://www.nessus.org/u?bc83a2d4

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31693 (freebsd_pkg_ff304c35fb5b11dc91c100e0815b8da8.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28373

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1552

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