FreeBSD : inn -- plaintext command injection into encrypted channel (a7975581-ee26-11e1-8bd8-0022156e8794)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61676


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


INN developers report :

Fixed a possible plaintext command injection during the negotiation of a TLS layer. The vulnerability detailed in CVE-2011-0411 affects the STARTTLS and AUTHINFO SASL commands. nnrpd now resets its read buffer upon a successful negotiation of a TLS layer. It prevents malicious commands, sent unencrypted, from being executed in the new encrypted state of the session.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 61676

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a7975581ee2611e18bd80022156e8794.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/08/27

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/08/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/08/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0411, CVE-2012-3523