FreeBSD : mono -- XML signature HMAC truncation spoofing (708c65a5-7c58-11de-a994-0030843d3802)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 40429
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VPR Score: 3.4

Synopsis

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

Description

Secunia reports :

A security issue has been reported in Mono, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct spoofing attacks.

The security issue is caused due to an error when processing certain XML signatures.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?dc80db61

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40429

File Name: freebsd_pkg_708c65a57c5811dea9940030843d3802.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 7/30/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/29/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/15/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0217

CERT: 466161

Secunia: 35852