FreeBSD : weechat -- Arbitrary shell command execution via scripts (81826d12-317a-11e2-9186-406186f3d89d)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Sebastien Helleu reports :

Untrusted command for function hook_process could lead to execution of
commands, because of shell expansions.

Workaround with a non-patched version: remove/unload all scripts
calling function hook_process (for maximum safety).

See also :

http://weechat.org/security/
https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?37764
http://www.nessus.org/u?16dd50ab

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62958 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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