GLSA-201611-13 : MongoDB: Denial of Service

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

Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201611-13
(MongoDB: Denial of Service)

MongoDB’s ‘mongod’ server fails to validate some cases of
malformed BSON.

Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted BSON request possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All MongoDB users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mongodb-2.4.13'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95020 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1609

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now