FreeBSD : Apache Traffic Server -- heap overflow vulnerability (acab2f88-7490-11e1-865f-00e0814cab4e)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58473


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


CERT-FI reports :

A heap overflow vulnerability has been found in the HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) protocol handling of Apache Traffic Server. The vulnerability allows an attacker to cause a denial of service or potentially to execute his own code by sending a specially modified HTTP message to an affected server.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58473

File Name: freebsd_pkg_acab2f88749011e1865f00e0814cab4e.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/03/26

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/03/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/03/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0256