FreeBSD : oftpd denial-of-service vulnerability (PORT command) (290d81b9-80f1-11d8-9645-0020ed76ef5a)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Philippe Oechslin reported a denial-of-service vulnerability in oftpd.
The oftpd server can be crashed by sending a PORT command containing
an integer over 8 bits long (over 255).

See also :

http://www.time-travellers.org/oftpd/oftpd-dos.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?6503a728

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36864 (freebsd_pkg_290d81b980f111d896450020ed76ef5a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 9980

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0376

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