FreeBSD : Pavuk HTTP Location header overflow (76904dce-ccf3-11d8-babb-000854d03344)

high Nessus Plugin ID 36618
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Synopsis

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

Description

When pavuk sends a request to a web server and the server sends back the HTTP status code 305 (Use Proxy), pavuk copies data from the HTTP Location header in an unsafe manner. This leads to a stack-based buffer overflow with control over EIP.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e0e69de6

http://www.nessus.org/u?22e6c4f2

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 36618

File Name: freebsd_pkg_76904dceccf311d8babb000854d03344.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 4/23/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.6

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/3/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/30/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0456