FreeBSD : qpopper format string vulnerability (ebdf65c7-2ca6-11d8-9355-0020ed76ef5a)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

An authenticated user may trigger a format string vulnerability
present in qpopper's UIDL code, resulting in arbitrary code execution
with group ID `mail' privileges.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?986e877f
http://www.nessus.org/u?46d6372e

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37275 (freebsd_pkg_ebdf65c72ca611d893550020ed76ef5a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 1242

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0442

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