FreeBSD : mono -- DoS and code execution (4b3a7e70-afce-11e5-b864-14dae9d210b8)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

NCC Group reports :

An attacker who can cause a carefully-chosen string to be converted to
a floating-point number can cause a crash and potentially induce
arbitrary code execution.

See also :

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q4/543
http://www.nessus.org/u?338aa7b5

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87693 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0689

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