FreeBSD : lha buffer overflows and path traversal issues (a2ffb627-9c53-11d8-9366-0020ed76ef5a)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Ulf Harnhammar discovered several vulnerabilities in LHa for UNIX's
path name handling code. Specially constructed archive files may cause
LHa to overwrite files or execute arbitrary code with the privileges
of the user invoking LHa. This could be particularly harmful for
automated systems that might handle archives such as virus scanning

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36391 (freebsd_pkg_a2ffb6279c5311d893660020ed76ef5a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0234

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