FreeBSD : mcweject -- exploitable buffer overflow (84d3fbb2-e607-11db-8a32-000c76189c4c)

High Nessus Plugin ID 25017


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


CVE reports :

Buffer overflow in eject.c in Jason W. Bacon mcweject 0.9 on FreeBSD, and possibly other versions, allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a long command line argument, possibly involving the device name.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25017

File Name: freebsd_pkg_84d3fbb2e60711db8a32000c76189c4c.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/04/10

Modified: 2014/09/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mcweject, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/04/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/03/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1719

EDB-ID: 3578