FreeBSD : phpBB session table exhaustion (a56a72bb-9f72-11d8-9585-0020ed76ef5a)

High Nessus Plugin ID 19061


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


The includes/sessions.php unnecessarily adds session item into session table and therefore vulnerable to a denial-of-service attack.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19061

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a56a72bb9f7211d895850020ed76ef5a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/05/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/03/05