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
support.

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

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

See also :

http://xchat.org/files/source/2.0/patches/xc208-fixsocks5.diff
http://marc.info/?l=xchat-announce&m=108114935507357
http://www.nessus.org/u?94cf3658

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)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37503 (freebsd_pkg_8338a20f957311d893660020ed76ef5a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0409

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