FreeBSD : privoxy -- malicious server spoofing as proxy vulnerability (ad82b0e9-c3d6-11e5-b5fe-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Privoxy Developers reports :

Proxy authentication headers are removed unless the new directive
enable-proxy-authentication-forwarding is used. Forwarding the headers
potentially allows malicious sites to trick the user into providing
them with login information. Reported by Chris John Riley.

See also :

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=176813
http://www.privoxy.org/3.0.21/user-manual/whatsnew.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?fbf6de7d

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88152 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2503

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