FreeBSD : sircd -- remote operator privilege escalation vulnerability (e92d8f6b-a1c0-11db-9ddc-0011098b2f36)

High Nessus Plugin ID 56478


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


Secunia reports :

A vulnerability has been reported in sircd, which can be exploited by malicious users to gain operator privileges. The problem is that any user reportedly can set their usermode to operator. The vulnerability has been reported in versions 0.5.2 and 0.5.3. Other versions may also be affected.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56478

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e92d8f6ba1c011db9ddc0011098b2f36.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/10/13

Modified: 2016/12/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:W/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2007/01/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/11/20

Reference Information

BID: 9097

Secunia: 10274