FreeBSD : dircproxy -- remote denial of service (a1ef3fc0-8ad0-11dc-9490-0016179b2dd5)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27622


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Securiweb reports :

dircproxy allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via an ACTION command without a parameter, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference, as demonstrated using a blank /me message from irssi.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27622

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a1ef3fc08ad011dc94900016179b2dd5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/11/05

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:dircproxy, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:dircproxy-devel, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/09/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5226

CWE: 20