FreeBSD : gnats -- format string vulnerability (fc99c736-3499-11d9-98a7-0090962cff2a)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Gnats suffers from a format string bug, which may enable an attacker
to execute arbitary code.

See also :

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=108820000823191
http://www.nessus.org/u?0cd237b1

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36760 (freebsd_pkg_fc99c736349911d998a70090962cff2a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0623

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