FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- SCTP stream reset vulnerability (0aad3ce5-600a-11e6-a6c3-14dae9d210b8)

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


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

The input validation of received SCTP RE_CONFIG chunks is
insufficient, and can result in a NULL pointer deference later. Impact
: A remote attacker who can send a malformed SCTP packet to a FreeBSD
system that serves SCTP can cause a kernel panic, resulting in a
Denial of Service.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?75a48222

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92885 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8613

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