FreeBSD : grip -- CDDB response multiple matches buffer overflow vulnerability (bcf27002-94c3-11d9-a9e0-0001020eed82)

High Nessus Plugin ID 19101


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


Joseph VanAndel reports that grip is vulnerability to a buffer overflow vulnerability when receiving more than 16 CDDB responses.
This could lead to a crash in grip and potentially execution arbitrary code.

A workaround is to disable CDDB lookups.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19101

File Name: freebsd_pkg_bcf2700294c311d9a9e00001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:grip, 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: 2005/03/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/11/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0706

BID: 12770