FreeBSD : xinetd -- ignores user and group directives for TCPMUX services (5c34664f-2c2b-11e3-87c2-00215af774f0)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

xinetd would execute configured TCPMUX services without dropping
privilege to match the service configuration allowing the service to
run with same privilege as the xinetd process (root).

See also :

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=324678
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1006100
http://www.nessus.org/u?0d9f7d73

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70299 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4342

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