FreeBSD : libofx -- exploitable buffer overflow (58fafead-cd13-472f-a9bd-d0173ba1b04c)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103524


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


Talos developers report :

An exploitable buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the tag parsing functionality of LibOFX 0.9.11. A specially crafted OFX file can cause a write out of bounds resulting in a buffer overflow on the stack. An attacker can construct a malicious OFX file to trigger this vulnerability.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103524

File Name: freebsd_pkg_58fafeadcd13472fa9bdd0173ba1b04c.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/09/28

Modified: 2018/02/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libofx, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/09/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2816