FreeBSD : dropbear -- arbitrary code execution (eba70db4-6640-11e1-98af-00262d8b701d)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The Dropbear project reports :

Dropbear SSH Server could allow a remote authenticated attacker to
execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a use-after- free
error. If a command restriction is enforced, an attacker could exploit
this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system with root
privileges.

See also :

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/73444
http://www.nessus.org/u?cf8934c5

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58202 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52159

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0920

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