FreeBSD : sylpheed -- buffer overflow in header processing (f8536143-9bc4-11d9-b8b3-000a95bc6fae)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 19179
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The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The Sylpheed website states :

A buffer overflow which occurred when replying to a message with certain headers which contain non-ascii characters was fixed.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 19179

File Name: freebsd_pkg_f85361439bc411d9b8b3000a95bc6fae.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 7/13/2005

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.1

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:sylpheed, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:sylpheed-claws, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:sylpheed-gtk2, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/23/2005

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/7/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0667