FreeBSD : libidn -- out-of-bounds read issue with invalid UTF-8 input (4caf01e2-30e6-11e5-a4a5-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Simon Josefsson reports :

stringprep_utf8_to_ucs4 now rejects invalid UTF-8. This function has
always been documented to not validate that the input UTF-8 string is
actually valid UTF-8...

See also :

http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/libidn.git/plain/NEWS?id=libidn-1-31
http://www.nessus.org/u?4aed8946

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84970 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2059

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