FreeBSD : typespeed -- arbitrary code execution (2c4f4688-298b-11dc-a197-0011098b2f36)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 25664


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


Debian reports :

Ulf Harnhammar from the Debian Security Audit Project discovered a problem in typespeed, a touch-typist trainer disguised as game. This could lead to a local attacker executing arbitrary code.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 25664

File Name: freebsd_pkg_2c4f4688298b11dca1970011098b2f36.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/07/04

Modified: 2016/05/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/02/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0105

DSA: 684