FreeBSD : ejabberd -- queue overload denial of service vulnerability (a04a3c13-4932-11df-83fb-0015587e2cc1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 45572



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


The Red Hat security response team reports :

A remotely exploitable DoS from XMPP client to ejabberd server via too many 'client2server' messages (causing the message queue on the server to get overloaded, leading to server crash) has been found.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 45572

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a04a3c13493211df83fb0015587e2cc1.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 4/20/2010

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/19/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/29/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0305

BID: 38003

CWE: 20

Secunia: 38337