FreeBSD : links -- denial of service (2a92555f-a6f8-11e8-8acd-10c37b4ac2ea)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117303

Synopsis

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

Description

NIST reports :

The put_chars function in html_r.c in Twibright Links 2.14 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read) via a crafted HTML file.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-11114

http://www.nessus.org/u?bd7887b2

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117303

File Name: freebsd_pkg_2a92555fa6f811e88acd10c37b4ac2ea.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/09/06

Modified: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

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:links, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11114

IAVB: 2017-B-0024