FreeBSD : phpBB session table exhaustion (a56a72bb-9f72-11d8-9585-0020ed76ef5a)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The includes/sessions.php unnecessarily adds session item into session
table and therefore vulnerable to a denial-of-service attack.

See also :

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=108256462710010
http://www.nessus.org/u?e044670e

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19061 (freebsd_pkg_a56a72bb9f7211d895850020ed76ef5a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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