FreeBSD : Konversation -- out-of-bounds read on a heap-allocated array (0167f5ad-64ea-11e4-98c1-00269ee29e57)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Konversation developers report :

Konversation's Blowfish ECB encryption support assumes incoming blocks
to be the expected 12 bytes. The lack of a sanity-check for the actual
size can cause a denial of service and an information leak to the
local user.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 78878 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8483

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