FreeBSD : gnutls -- file overwrite by setuid programs (9c196cfd-2ccc-11e6-94b0-0011d823eebd)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

gnutls.org reports :

Setuid programs using GnuTLS 3.4.12 could potentially allow an
attacker to overwrite and corrupt arbitrary files in the filesystem.

See also :

https://gnutls.org/security.html#GNUTLS-SA-2016-1
http://www.nessus.org/u?c81dc7cb

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91510 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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