FreeBSD : cups -- Incomplete SSL Negotiation Denial of Service (39988ee8-1918-11dc-b6bd-0016179b2dd5)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 25512


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


Secunia reports :

CUPS is not using multiple workers to handle connections. This can be exploited to stop CUPS from accepting new connections by starting but never completing an SSL negotiation.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 25512

File Name: freebsd_pkg_39988ee8191811dcb6bd0016179b2dd5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/06/14

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:cups-base, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/06/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/05/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0720

Secunia: 24517