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The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
Matt Johnston reports :
Fix double-free in server TCP listener cleanup A double-free in the
server could be triggered by an authenticated user if dropbear is
running with -a (Allow connections to forwarded ports from any host)
This could potentially allow arbitrary code execution as root by an
Fix information disclosure with ~/.ssh/authorized_keys symlink.
Dropbear parsed authorized_keys as root, even if it were a symlink.
The fix is to switch to user permissions when opening authorized_keys.
See also :
Update the affected package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3