FreeBSD : ezbounce remote format string vulnerability (c480eb5e-7f00-11d8-868e-000347dd607f)

High Nessus Plugin ID 37811


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


A security hole exists that can be used to crash the proxy and execute arbitrary code. An exploit is circulating that takes advantage of this, and in some cases succeeds in obtaining a login shell on the machine.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 37811

File Name: freebsd_pkg_c480eb5e7f0011d8868e000347dd607f.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2004/03/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/07/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0510

BID: 8071