FreeBSD : Buffer overflow in INN control message handling (fd376b8b-41e1-11d8-b096-0020ed76ef5a)

High Nessus Plugin ID 36392


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


A small, fixed-size stack buffer is used to construct a filename based on a received control message. This could result in a stack buffer overflow.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 36392

File Name: freebsd_pkg_fd376b8b41e111d8b0960020ed76ef5a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2015/05/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:inn, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:inn-stable, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/01/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/01/07