FreeBSD : lftp HTML parsing vulnerability (d7af61c8-2cc0-11d8-9355-0020ed76ef5a)

High Nessus Plugin ID 37677


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


A buffer overflow exists in lftp which may be triggered when requesting a directory listing from a malicious server over HTTP.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 37677

File Name: freebsd_pkg_d7af61c82cc011d893550020ed76ef5a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2003/12/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/12/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0963