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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 19179
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

The Sylpheed website states :

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e6911b70

http://www.nessus.org/u?36d8b8db

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

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5

CVSS v2

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