FreeBSD : silc -- pkcs_decode buffer overflow (ff304c35-fb5b-11dc-91c1-00e0815b8da8)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 31693
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionCore Security Technologies reports :
A remote buffer overflow vulnerability found in a library used by both the SILC server and client to process packets containing cryptographic material may allow an un-authenticated client to executearbitrary code on the server with the privileges of the user account running the server, or a malicious SILC server to compromise client systems and execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user account running the SILC client program.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.