FreeBSD : screen -- stack overflow (98092444-5645-11e5-9ad8-14dae9d210b8)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Kuang-che Wu reports :

screen will recursively call MScrollV to depth n/256. This is time
consuming and will overflow stack if n is huge.

See also :

https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?45713
http://www.nessus.org/u?1078a9bb

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85860 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-6806

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