FreeBSD : crossfire-server -- denial of service and remote code execution vulnerability (86cc5c6f-d2b4-11da-a672-000e0c2e438a)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21465
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionFRSIRT reports :
A vulnerability has been identified in CrossFire, which could be exploited by remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands or cause a denial of service. This flaw is due to a buffer overflow error in the 'oldsocketmode' module that fails to properly handle overly large requests, which could be exploited by a malicious client to crash or compromise a vulnerable system.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.