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FreeBSD Ports: setiathome

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

5 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: setiathome CVE-2003-1118: A buffer overflow in the SETI@home client allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (client crash) and execute arbitrary code via a spoofed server response containing a long string followed by a \n (newline) character.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/version308.html http://web.archive.org/web/20030609204812/http://spoor12.edup.tudelft.nl/ http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/0e154a9c-5d7a-11d8-80e3-0020ed76ef5a.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)