FreeBSD : nagios-plugins -- Long Location Header Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (7453c85d-7830-11dc-b4c8-0016179b2dd5)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27044
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionA Secunia Advisory reports :
The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the redir() function in check_http.c when processing HTTP Location : header information. This can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow by returning an overly long string in the 'Location:' header to a vulnerable system.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.