FreeBSD : torrentflux -- User-Agent XSS Vulnerability (72f21372-55e4-11db-a5ae-00508d6a62df)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 56477


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


Steven Roddis reports that User-Agent string is not properly escaped when handled by torrentflux. This allows for arbitrary code insertion.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56477

File Name: freebsd_pkg_72f2137255e411dba5ae00508d6a62df.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/10/13

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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:torrentflux, 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: 2006/10/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/09/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5227

BID: 20371

Secunia: 22293