FreeBSD : security/trousers -- several vulnerabilities (e37a0a7b-e1a7-11ea-9538-0c9d925bbbc0)

high Nessus Plugin ID 139716



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


the TrouSerS project reports reports :

If the tcsd daemon is started with root privileges, it fails to drop the root gid after it is no longer needed.

If the tcsd daemon is started with root privileges, the tss user has read and write access to the /etc/tcsd.conf file.

If the tcsd daemon is started with root privileges, the creation of the file is prone to symlink attacks.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 139716

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e37a0a7be1a711ea95380c9d925bbbc0.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 8/20/2020

Updated: 10/9/2020

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/18/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/20/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-24330, CVE-2020-24331, CVE-2020-24332

IAVA: 2020-A-0453