FreeBSD : rest-client -- plaintext password disclosure (ffe2d86c-07d9-11e5-9a28-001e67150279)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The open sourced vulnerability database reports :

REST Client for Ruby contains a flaw that is due to the application
logging password information in plaintext. This may allow a local
attacker to gain access to password information.

See also :

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=200504
https://github.com/rest-client/rest-client/issues/349
http://osvdb.org/show/osvdb/117461
http://www.nessus.org/u?b54138c5

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83944 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3448

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