FreeBSD : apache -- Certificate Revocation List (CRL) off-by-one vulnerability (e936d612-253f-11da-bc01-000e0c2e438a)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21529


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


Marc Stern reports an off-by-one vulnerability in within mod_ssl. The vulnerability lies in mod_ssl's Certificate Revocation List (CRL). If Apache is configured to use a CRL this could allow an attacker to crash a child process causing a Denial of Service.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21529

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e936d612253f11dabc01000e0c2e438a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2016/05/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2005/09/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/07/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1268

BID: 14366