FreeBSD : netatalk -- arbitrary command execution in papd daemon (72cba7b0-13cd-11de-a964-0030843d3802)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Secunia reports :

A vulnerability has been reported in Netatalk, which potentially can
be exploited by malicious users to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to the papd daemon improperly
sanitising several received parameters before passing them in a call
to popen(). This can be exploited to execute arbitrary commands via a
specially crafted printing request.

Successful exploitation requires that a printer is configured to pass
arbitrary values as parameters to a piped command.

See also :

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/01/13/3
http://www.nessus.org/u?ecaa180e

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35963 (freebsd_pkg_72cba7b013cd11dea9640030843d3802.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 32925

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5718

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