FreeBSD : botan -- cryptographic vulnerability (f771880c-31cf-11e6-8e82-002590263bf5)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

MITRE reports :

The Miller-Rabin primality check in Botan before 1.10.8 and 1.11.x
before 1.11.9 improperly uses a single random base, which makes it
easier for remote attackers to defeat cryptographic protection
mechanisms via a DH group.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b4357d7e

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91583 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9742

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