FreeBSD : RabbitMQ -- Authentication vulnerability (6aa956fb-d97f-11e6-a071-001e67f15f5a)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Pivotal.io reports :

MQTT (MQ Telemetry Transport) connection authentication with a
username/password pair succeeds if an existing username is provided
but the password is omitted from the connection request. Connections
that use TLS with a client-provided certificate are not affected.

See also :

https://pivotal.io/security/cve-2016-9877
http://www.nessus.org/u?c078136c
http://www.nessus.org/u?de3a118b

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96512 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9877

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

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

Buy Nessus Professional Now