FreeBSD : OpenSSL -- NULL pointer dereference / DoS (1959e847-d4f0-11e3-84b0-0018fe623f2b)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

OpenBSD and David Ramos reports :

Applications that use SSL_MODE_RELEASE_BUFFERS, such as nginx/apache,
are prone to a race condition which may allow a remote attacker to
crash the current service.

See also :

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/05/02/5
http://www.nessus.org/u?fdf04077
http://www.nessus.org/u?436f738a

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73900 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67193

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0198

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