FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- Incorrect crypt() hashing (185ff22e-c066-11e1-b5e0-000c299b62e1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

Problem description :

There is a programming error in the DES implementation used in crypt()
when handling input which contains characters that can not be
represented with 7-bit ASCII.

When the input contains characters with only the most significant bit
set (0x80), that character and all characters after it will be

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59746 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2143

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