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FreeBSD Ports: leafnode

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: leafnode CVE-2003-0744 The fetchnews client in leafnode 1.9.3 to 1.9.41 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (process hang and termination) via certain malformed Usenet news articles that cause fetchnews to hang while waiting for input.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://leafnode.sourceforge.net/leafnode-SA-2003-01 http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_id=5975563 http://article.gmane.org/gmane.network.leafnode.announce/21 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/7b0208ff-3f65-4e16-8d4d-48fd9851f085.html

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