FreeBSD : libspf2 -- Buffer overflow (2ddbfd29-a455-11dd-a55e-00163e000016)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 34504


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


CVE reports :

Heap-based buffer overflow in the SPF_dns_resolv_lookup function in Spf_dns_resolv.c in libspf2 before 1.2.8 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long DNS TXT record with a modified length field.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34504

File Name: freebsd_pkg_2ddbfd29a45511dda55e00163e000016.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/10/28

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libspf2, 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: 2008/10/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/10/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2469

BID: 31881

CWE: 119