FreeBSD : zeek -- Remote crash vulnerability (f59c4c53-c55f-43fe-9920-82b9d1ea9c3d)

high Nessus Plugin ID 135500


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


Jon Siwek of Corelight reports :

This release fixes the following security issue :

- An attacker can crash Zeek remotely via crafted packet sequence.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 135500

File Name: freebsd_pkg_f59c4c53c55f43fe992082b9d1ea9c3d.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 4/15/2020

Updated: 4/15/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/14/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/14/2020