FreeBSD : GNATS local privilege elevation (4d837296-cc28-11d8-a54c-02e0185c0b53)

High Nessus Plugin ID 36730


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


GNATS 3.113.1 contains multiple buffer overflows, through which a local attacker could gain elevated privileges on the system.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 36730

File Name: freebsd_pkg_4d837296cc2811d8a54c02e0185c0b53.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2014/09/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/07/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/06/21

Reference Information

OSVDB: 2190, 4600, 4601, 4607

Secunia: 9096