FreeBSD : Format string vulnerability in SSLtelnet (4aec9d58-ce7b-11d8-858d-000d610a3b12)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 12617


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


SSLtelnet contains a format string vulnerability that could allow remote code execution and privilege escalation.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 12617

File Name: freebsd_ssltelnet_0131.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/07/06

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:SSLtelnet, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2004/07/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/04/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0640