FreeBSD : OpenSSL -- integer conversions result in memory corruption (7184f92e-8bb8-11e1-8d7b-003067b2972c)

High Nessus Plugin ID 58829


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


OpenSSL security team reports :

A potentially exploitable vulnerability has been discovered in the OpenSSL function asn1_d2i_read_bio. Any application which uses BIO or FILE based functions to read untrusted DER format data is vulnerable.
Affected functions are of the form d2i_*_bio or d2i_*_fp, for example d2i_X509_bio or d2i_PKCS12_fp.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58829

File Name: freebsd_pkg_7184f92e8bb811e18d7b003067b2972c.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/04/23

Modified: 2015/09/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:openssl, 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: 2012/04/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/04/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2110

BID: 53158