FreeBSD : neon -- NULL pointer dereference in Digest domain support (755fa519-80a9-11dd-8de5-0030843d3802)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 34188


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


Joe Orton reports :

A NULL pointer deference in the Digest authentication support in neon versions 0.28.0 through 0.28.2 inclusive allows a malicious server to crash a client application, resulting in possible denial of service.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34188

File Name: freebsd_pkg_755fa51980a911dd8de50030843d3802.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/09/12

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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:neon28, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/09/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/08/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3746

BID: 30710

CWE: 20