This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
lwp-download in libwww-perl before 5.835 does not reject downloads to
filenames that begin with a `.' (dot) character, which allows remote
servers to create or overwrite files via a 3xx redirect to a URL with
a crafted filename or a Content-Disposition header that suggests a
crafted filename, and possibly execute arbitrary code as a consequence
of writing to a dotfile in a home directory.
See also :
Update the affected package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8