FreeBSD : zeek -- Vulnerability due to memory leak (769a4f60-9056-4c27-89a1-1758a59a21f8)

High Nessus Plugin ID 141293

Synopsis

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

Description

Jon Siwek of Corelight reports :

This release fixes the following security issue :

- A memory leak in multipart MIME code has potential for remote exploitation and cause for Denial of Service via resource exhaustion.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://github.com/zeek/zeek/releases/tag/v3.0.11

http://www.nessus.org/u?21f6d2db

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 141293

File Name: freebsd_pkg_769a4f6090564c2789a11758a59a21f8.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2020/10/08

Updated: 2020/10/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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: 2020/10/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/09/29