FreeBSD : privoxy -- multiple vulnerabilities (a763a0e7-c3d9-11e5-b5fe-002590263bf5)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Privoxy Developers reports :

Prevent invalid reads in case of corrupt chunk-encoded content.
CVE-2016-1982. Bug discovered with afl-fuzz and AddressSanitizer.

Remove empty Host headers in client requests. Previously they would
result in invalid reads. CVE-2016-1983. Bug discovered with afl-fuzz
and AddressSanitizer.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88151 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1982

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