Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Gain a shell remotely >> GpsDrive friendsd Format String Vulnerability


Vulnerability Assessment Details

GpsDrive friendsd Format String Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for format string vulnerability in GpsDrive friendsd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote server is affected by a format string vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running a GpsDrive friendsd server, which records
the positions of friends on a map.

The version of friendsd installed on the remote host is affected by a
format string vulnerability. A possible hacker can leverage this issue
using a specially-crafted packet to crash the server and possibly
execute code on the remote host subject to the rights under which
the server runs.

See also :

http://www.digitalmunition.com/DMA%5B2005-1104a%5D.txt
http://s2.selwerd.nl/~dirk-jan/gpsdrive/archive/msg05017.html

Solution :

Upgrade to 2.10pre3-cvs or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 15319

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Kingston HyperX 3K SATA III 6.0 Gb/s Solid State Drive SH103S3/120G F/S
$151.91
Kingston HyperX 3K SATA III 6.0 Gb/s Solid State Drive SH103S3/120G F/S pictureMounting Holder SSD Hard Drive Metal HDD 2.5" to 3.5" Adapter Double Bracket
$1.28
Mounting Holder SSD Hard Drive Metal HDD 2.5EDGE MEMORY Internal Solid State Drive 2.5" PE246631
$229.0
EDGE MEMORY Internal Solid State Drive 2.5ORICO 2.5 inch USB3.0 SSD HDD Case UASP SATA Hard Drive Enclosure Tool Free
$3.99
ORICO 2.5 inch USB3.0 SSD HDD Case UASP SATA Hard Drive Enclosure Tool Free picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.