FreeBSD : PivotX -- administrator password reset vulnerability (ae0e5835-3cad-11e0-b654-00215c6a37bb)

High Nessus Plugin ID 52038


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


US CERT reports :

PivotX contains a vulnerability that allows an attacker to change the password of any account just by guessing the username. Version 2.2.4 has been reported to not be affected. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild and users should immediately upgrade to 2.2.5 or later. Mitigation steps for users that have been compromised have been posted to the PivotX Support Community.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 52038

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ae0e58353cad11e0b65400215c6a37bb.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/02/21

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/02/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/02/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1035