cfingerd < 1.4.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1279

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to multiple issues

Description

The remote cfinger server is vulnerable to a format string attack that may allow an attacker execute arbitrary command on this host. In addition, cfingerd has been found to be vulnerable to privilege escalation and overflow attacks.

Solution

Upgrade to cfingerd 1.4.4 or later.

See Also

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/1999-q3/1007.html

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vendor/2001-q2/0009.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 1279

Family: Finger

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 1278

Nessus ID: 10652

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:infodrom:cfingerd

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0243, CVE-1999-0708, CVE-2001-0609

BID: 651, 2576