FreeBSD : oops -- format string vulnerability (1033750f-cab4-11d9-9aed-000e0c2e438a)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18843


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


A RST/GHC Advisory reports that there is an format string vulnerability in oops. The vulnerability can be found in the MySQL/PgSQL authentication module. Succesful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18843

File Name: freebsd_pkg_1033750fcab411d99aed000e0c2e438a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2005/05/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/04/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1121

BID: 13172