FreeBSD : GNU Anubis buffer overflows and format string vulnerabilities (8471bb85-6fb0-11d8-873f-0020ed76ef5a)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Ulf Harnhammar discovered several vulnerabilities in GNU Anubis.

- Unsafe uses of `sscanf'. The `%s' format specifier is used, which
allows a classical buffer overflow. (auth.c)

- Format string bugs invoking `syslog'. (log.c, errs.c, ssl.c)

Ulf notes that these vulnerabilities can be exploited by a malicious
IDENT server as a denial-of-service attack.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37292 (freebsd_pkg_8471bb856fb011d8873f0020ed76ef5a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 9772

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0353

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