FreeBSD : rxvt-unicode -- buffer overflow vulnerability (d4bd4046-93a6-11d9-8378-000bdb1444a4)

High Nessus Plugin ID 19135


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


A rxvt-unicode changelog reports :

Fix a bug that allowed to overflow a buffer via a long escape sequence, which is probably exploitable (fix by Rob Holland / Yoann Vandoorselaere / Gentoo Audit Team).


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19135

File Name: freebsd_pkg_d4bd404693a611d98378000bdb1444a4.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:rxvt-unicode, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2005/03/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/03/13