FreeBSD : torrentflux -- User-Agent XSS Vulnerability (72f21372-55e4-11db-a5ae-00508d6a62df)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Steven Roddis reports that User-Agent string is not properly escaped
when handled by torrentflux. This allows for arbitrary code insertion.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?e4e011b4
http://www.nessus.org/u?9ecd08e2

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 : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56477 ()

Bugtraq ID: 20371

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5227

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