FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- glob(3) related resource exhaustion (3c90e093-7c6e-11e2-809b-6c626d99876c)

High Nessus Plugin ID 64791


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


Problem description :

GLOB_LIMIT is supposed to limit the number of paths to prevent against memory or CPU attacks. The implementation however is insufficient.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 64791

File Name: freebsd_pkg_3c90e0937c6e11e2809b6c626d99876c.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Published: 2013/02/22

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/02/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/02/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2632

BID: 43819

FreeBSD: SA-13:02.libc