FreeBSD : xchat remotely exploitable buffer overflow (Socks5) (8338a20f-9573-11d8-9366-0020ed76ef5a)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A straightforward stack-based buffer overflow exists in XChat's Socks5 proxy

The XChat developers report that `tsifra' discovered this issue.

NOTE: XChat Socks5 support is disabled by support in the FreeBSD Ports

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37503 (freebsd_pkg_8338a20f957311d893660020ed76ef5a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0409

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