FreeBSD : collectd -- Network plugin heap overflow (6da45e38-5b55-11e6-8859-000c292ee6b8)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The collectd Project reports :

Emilien Gaspar has identified a heap overflow in collectd's network
plugin which can be triggered remotely and is potentially exploitable.

See also :

http://collectd.org/news.shtml#news98
http://www.nessus.org/u?2f30e8bc

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92813 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6254

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