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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 19179


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: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2015/05/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2005/03/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/03/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0667