FreeBSD : w3m - multiple vulnerabilities (e72d5bf5-07a0-11e8-8248-0021ccb9e74d)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106600


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


Tatsuya Kinoshita reports :

CVE-2018-6196 * table.c: Prevent negative indent value in feed_table_block_tag().

CVE-2018-6197 * form.c: Prevent invalid columnPos() call in formUpdateBuffer().

CVE-2018-6198 * config.h.dist,, configure,, main.c, rc.c: Make temporary directory safely when ~/.w3m is unwritable.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106600

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e72d5bf507a011e882480021ccb9e74d.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2018/02/05

Modified: 2018/02/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ja-w3m, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ja-w3m-img, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:w3m, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:w3m-img, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/01/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6196, CVE-2018-6197, CVE-2018-6198