FreeBSD : tinc -- Buffer overflow (a4eb38ea-cc06-11e8-ada4-408d5cf35399)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118024


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

Description reports :

The authentication protocol allows an oracle attack that could potentially be exploited.

If a man-in-the-middle has intercepted the TCP connection it might be able to force plaintext UDP packets between two nodes for up to a PingInterval period.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118024

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a4eb38eacc0611e8ada4408d5cf35399.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/10/10

Modified: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tinc, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tinc-devel, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/10/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16737, CVE-2018-16738, CVE-2018-16758