FreeBSD : a2ps -- format string vulnerability (e359051d-90bd-11e5-bd18-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Jong-Gwon Kim reports :

When user runs a2ps with malicious crafted pro(a2ps prologue) file, an
attacker can execute arbitrary code.

See also :

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/16/4
http://www.nessus.org/u?dccfe896

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)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86999 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8107

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