FreeBSD : elasticsearch -- remote code execution via transport protocol (fb3668df-32d7-11e5-a4a5-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Elastic reports :

Vulnerability Summary: Elasticsearch versions prior to 1.6.1 are
vulnerable to an attack that can result in remote code execution.

Remediation Summary: Users should upgrade to 1.6.1 or 1.7.0.
Alternately, ensure that only trusted applications have access to the
transport protocol port.

See also :

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=201834
https://www.elastic.co/community/security
http://www.nessus.org/u?00494463

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85246 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5377

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