FreeBSD : mbedTLS/PolarSSL -- DoS and possible remote code execution (07a1a76c-734b-11e5-ae81-14dae9d210b8)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

ARM Limited reports :

When the client creates its ClientHello message, due to insufficient
bounds checking it can overflow the heap-based buffer containing the
message while writing some extensions. Two extensions in particular
could be used by a remote attacker to trigger the overflow : the
session ticket extension and the server name indication (SNI)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86386 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5291

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