FreeBSD : ecartis buffer overflows and input validation bugs (3e9be8c4-8192-11d8-9645-0020ed76ef5a)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 37227


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


Timo Sirainen reports multiple buffer overflows that may be triggered while parsing messages, as well as input validation errors that could result in disclosure of mailing list passwords.

These bugs were resolved in the August 2003 snapshot of ecartis.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 37227

File Name: freebsd_pkg_3e9be8c4819211d896450020ed76ef5a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2014/09/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/03/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/08/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0781, CVE-2003-0782