FreeBSD : elasticsearch -- security fix for shared file-system repositories (23232028-1ba4-11e5-b43d-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Elastic reports :

Vulnerability Summary: All Elasticsearch versions from 1.0.0 to 1.5.2
are vulnerable to an attack that uses Elasticsearch to modify files
read and executed by certain other applications.

Remediation Summary: Users should upgrade to 1.6.0. Alternately,
ensure that other applications are not present on the system, or that
Elasticsearch cannot write into areas where these applications would
read.

See also :

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=201008
https://www.elastic.co/community/security
https://www.elastic.co/blog/elasticsearch-1-6-0-released
http://www.nessus.org/u?aefbb430

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84410 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-4165

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