FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- kernel stack data disclosure (6025d173-4279-11ea-b184-f8b156ac3ff9)

High Nessus Plugin ID 133710

Synopsis

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

Description

Due to incorrect initialization of a stack data structure, up to 20 bytes of kernel data stored previously stored on the stack will be exposed to a crashing user process. Impact : Sensitive kernel data may be disclosed.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e69316af

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 133710

File Name: freebsd_pkg_6025d173427911eab184f8b156ac3ff9.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-2019-15875

FreeBSD: SA-20:03.thrmisc