FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- libfetch buffer overflow (22b41bc5-4279-11ea-b184-f8b156ac3ff9)

High Nessus Plugin ID 133708


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


A programming error allows an attacker who can specify a URL with a username and/or password components to overflow libfetch(3) buffers.
Impact : An attacker in control of the URL to be fetched (possibly via HTTP redirect) may cause a heap buffer overflow, resulting in program misbehavior or malicious code execution.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 133708

File Name: freebsd_pkg_22b41bc5427911eab184f8b156ac3ff9.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2020/02/14

Updated: 2020/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2020/01/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/01/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-7450

FreeBSD: SA-20:01.libfetch