FreeBSD : oftpd denial-of-service vulnerability (PORT command) (290d81b9-80f1-11d8-9645-0020ed76ef5a)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 36864


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


Philippe Oechslin reported a denial-of-service vulnerability in oftpd.
The oftpd server can be crashed by sending a PORT command containing an integer over 8 bits long (over 255).


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 36864

File Name: freebsd_pkg_290d81b980f111d896450020ed76ef5a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2004/03/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/03/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0376

BID: 9980