FreeBSD : GNU gatekeeper -- denial of service (342176a8-f464-11e1-8bd8-0022156e8794)

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Jan Willamowius reports :

GNU Gatekeeper before 3.1 does not limit the number of connections to
the status port, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (connection and thread consumption) via a large number of

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61762 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3534

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