FreeBSD : unarj -- long filename buffer overflow (a163baff-3fe1-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 19053


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


Ludwig Nussel has discovered a buffer overflow vulnerability in unarj's handling of long filenames which could potentially lead to execution of arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running unarj.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 19053

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a163baff3fe111d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2004/11/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/11/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0947

BID: 11665