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FreeBSD Ports: newspost

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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: newspost CVE-2005-0101 Buffer overflow in the socket_getline function in Newspost 2.1.1 and earlier allows remote malicious NNTP servers to execute arbitrary code via a long string without a newline character.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://people.freebsd.org/~niels/issues/newspost-20050114.txt http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/7f13607b-6948-11d9-8937-00065be4b5b6.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)