FreeBSD : [email protected] remotely exploitable buffer overflow (0e154a9c-5d7a-11d8-80e3-0020ed76ef5a)

High Nessus Plugin ID 38114


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


The [email protected] client contains a buffer overflow in the HTTP response handler. A malicious, spoofed [email protected] server can exploit this buffer overflow to cause remote code execution on the client. Exploit programs are widely available.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 38114

File Name: freebsd_pkg_0e154a9c5d7a11d880e30020ed76ef5a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/02/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/04/08