FreeBSD : pound remotely exploitable vulnerability (fb521119-9bc4-11d8-9366-0020ed76ef5a)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

An unknown remotely exploitable vulnerability was disclosed. Robert
Segall writes :

a security vulnerability was brought to my attention (many thanks to
Akira Higuchi). Everyone running any previous version should upgrade
to 1.6 immediately - the vulnerability may allow a remote exploit. No
exploits are currently known and none have been observed in the wild
till now. The danger is minimised if you run Pound in a root jail
and/or you run Pound as non-root user.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0576a3d9
http://www.nessus.org/u?874b595f

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37892 (freebsd_pkg_fb5211199bc411d893660020ed76ef5a.nasl)

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