FreeBSD : bchunk -- heap-based buffer overflow (with invalid free) and crash (8ba2819c-0e9d-11e8-83e7-485b3931c969)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106812


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


Mitre reports :

bchunk 1.2.0 and 1.2.1 is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow (with a resultant invalid free) and crash when processing a malformed CUE (.cue) file.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106812

File Name: freebsd_pkg_8ba2819c0e9d11e883e7485b3931c969.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2018/02/14

Modified: 2018/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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


Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/10/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15954