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FreeBSD Ports: xshisen

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/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: xshisen CVE-2003-1053 Multiple buffer overflows in XShisen allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long (1) -KCONV command line option or (2) XSHISENLIB environment variable. CVE-2005-0117 Buffer overflow in XShisen before 1.36 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a long GECOS field.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=213957 http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=289784 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/56971fa6-641c-11d9-a097-000854d03344.html

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