FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- Incorrect crypt() hashing (185ff22e-c066-11e1-b5e0-000c299b62e1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 59746
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Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

Problem description :

There is a programming error in the DES implementation used in crypt() when handling input which contains characters that cannot be represented with 7-bit ASCII.

When the input contains characters with only the most significant bit set (0x80), that character and all characters after it will be ignored.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?e633952c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59746

File Name: freebsd_pkg_185ff22ec06611e1b5e0000c299b62e1.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Published: 6/28/2012

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/27/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/30/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2143

FreeBSD: SA-12:02.crypt