FreeBSD : jabberd -- authentication bypass vulnerability (76d80b33-7211-11e7-998a-08606e47f965)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

SecurityFocus reports :

JabberD is prone to an authentication-bypass vulnerability. An
attacker can exploit this issue to bypass the authentication mechanism
and perform unauthorized actions. This may lead to further attacks.

See also :

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=867032
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99511
http://www.nessus.org/u?c3a9ffc8

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102010 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-10807

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