FreeBSD : ikiwiki -- insufficient blacklisting in teximg plugin (6e8f54af-a07d-11de-a649-000c2955660f)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40957


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


The IkiWiki development team reports :

IkiWikis teximg plugin's blacklisting of insecure TeX commands is insufficient; it can be bypassed and used to read arbitrary files.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40957

File Name: freebsd_pkg_6e8f54afa07d11dea649000c2955660f.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/09/14

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/09/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/08/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2944