FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- Insufficient message length validation for EAP-TLS messages (f115f693-36b2-11e2-a633-902b343deec9)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 63050
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The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Problem description :

The internal authentication server of hostapd does not sufficiently validate the message length field of EAP-TLS messages.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63050

File Name: freebsd_pkg_f115f69336b211e2a633902b343deec9.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 11/26/2012

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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: 11/24/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/22/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4445

BID: 55826

FreeBSD: SA-12:07.hostapd