FreeBSD : Arbitrary code execution via a format string vulnerability in jftpgw (65a17a3f-ed6e-11d8-aff1-00061bc2ad93)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 38086


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


The log functions in jftpgw may allow remotely authenticated user to execute arbitrary code via the format string specifiers in certain syslog messages.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 38086

File Name: freebsd_pkg_65a17a3fed6e11d8aff100061bc2ad93.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2004/08/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/05/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0448

BID: 10438

DSA: 510