FreeBSD : diffoscope -- arbitrary file write (077bbadf-f2f4-11e6-92a7-902b34361349)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Ximin Luo reports :

[v67] introduced a security hole where diffoscope may write to
arbitrary locations on disk depending on the contents of an untrusted
archive.

See also :

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=854723
http://www.nessus.org/u?a3150001

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97197 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-0359

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