FreeBSD : dnsmasq -- TFTP server remote code injection vulnerability (80aa98e0-97b4-11de-b946-0030843d3802)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Simon Kelley reports :

Fix security problem which allowed any host permitted to do TFTP to
possibly compromise dnsmasq by remote buffer overflow when TFTP
enabled.

Fix a problem which allowed a malicious TFTP client to crash dnsmasq.

See also :

http://www.coresecurity.com/content/dnsmasq-vulnerabilities
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1238.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?644d4da9

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40858 (freebsd_pkg_80aa98e097b411deb9460030843d3802.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36120
36121

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2957
CVE-2009-2958

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