FreeBSD : privoxy -- multiple vulnerabilities (89d4ed09-c3d7-11e5-b5fe-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Privoxy Developers reports :

Fixed a memory leak when rejecting client connections due to the
socket limit being reached (CID 66382). This affected Privoxy 3.0.21
when compiled with IPv6 support (on most platforms this is the

Fixed an immediate-use-after-free bug (CID 66394) and two additional
unconfirmed use-after-free complaints made by Coverity scan (CID
66391, CID 66376).

MITRE reports :

Privoxy before 3.0.22 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (file descriptor consumption) via unspecified vectors.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88150 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1030

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