FreeBSD : extman -- password bypass vulnerability (44c8694a-12f9-11dd-9b26-001c2514716c)

High Nessus Plugin ID 32062


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


Extmail team reports :

Emergency update #4 fixes a serious security vulnerability.

Successful exploit of this vulnerability would allow attacker to change user's password without knowing it by using specifically crafted HTTP request.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 32062

File Name: freebsd_pkg_44c8694a12f911dd9b26001c2514716c.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/04/28

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/04/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/04/01