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 :

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=206504
http://www.privoxy.org/3.0.24/user-manual/whatsnew.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/21/4
http://www.nessus.org/u?0354d2b6

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: 88151 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1982
CVE-2016-1983

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