FreeBSD : remind -- buffer overflow with malicious reminder file input (b55ecf12-5d98-11e5-9909-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Dianne Skoll reports :

BUG FIX: Fix a buffer overflow found by Alexander Keller.

The bug can be manifested by an extended DUMP command using a system
variable (that is a special variable whose name begins with '$')

See also :

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=202942
http://lists.roaringpenguin.com/pipermail/remind-fans/2015/003172.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/08/07/1
http://www.nessus.org/u?e8c4f98c

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85993 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5957

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