FreeBSD : sup -- format string vulnerability (2c5757f4-88bf-11d9-8720-0007e900f87b)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 18887


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


Debian Security Advisory reports :

[email protected] discovered a format string vulnerability in sup, a set of programs to synchronize collections of files across a number of machines, whereby a remote attacker could potentially cause arbitrary code to be executed with the privileges of the supfilesrv process (this process does not run automatically by default).


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 18887

File Name: freebsd_pkg_2c5757f488bf11d987200007e900f87b.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:sup, 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: 2005/02/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/06/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0451

BID: 10571