FreeBSD : rubygem-bson -- DoS and possible injection (f5225b23-192d-11e5-a1cf-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Phill MV reports :

By submitting a specially crafted string to a service relying on the
bson rubygem, an attacker may trigger denials of service or even
inject data into victim's MongoDB instances.

See also :

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/06/06/1
http://sakurity.com/blog/2015/06/04/mongo_ruby_regexp.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?ff5b79e7
http://www.nessus.org/u?ffbc5fa9

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84329 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-4412

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