FreeBSD : perdition -- str_vwrite format string vulnerability (617a4021-8bf0-11dc-bffa-0016179b2dd5)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27640


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


SEC-Consult reports :

Perdition IMAP is affected by a format string bug in one of its IMAP output-string formatting functions. The bug allows the execution of arbitrary code on the affected server. A successful exploit does not require prior authentication.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27640

File Name: freebsd_pkg_617a40218bf011dcbffa0016179b2dd5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/11/06

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:perdition, 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: 2007/11/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/10/31

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5740

BID: 26270

Secunia: 27458

CWE: 134