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: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/04/20

Modified: 2016/05/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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:ejabberd, 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: 2010/04/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/01/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0305

BID: 38003

Secunia: 38337

CWE: 20