stunnel 4.4x < 4.42 Unspecified Memory Corruption

High Nessus Plugin ID 56090


The remote Windows host contains a program that is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability.


The version of stunnel 4.4x installed on the remote host is a version prior to 4.42. It is, therefore, affected by a memory corruption vulnerability that allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition or execution of arbitrary code.


Upgrade to stunnel version 4.42 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56090

File Name: stunnel_4_42.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2011/09/06

Modified: 2016/07/29

Dependencies: 65689

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:stunnel:stunnel

Required KB Items: installed_sw/stunnel

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/08/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/08/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2940

BID: 49254

OSVDB: 74600