FreeBSD : www/mod_security -- NULL pointer dereference DoS (9dfb63b8-8f36-11e2-b34d-000c2957946c)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66770


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


SecurityFocus reports :

When ModSecurity receives a request body with a size bigger than the value set by the 'SecRequestBodyInMemoryLimit' and with a 'Content-Type' that has no request body processor mapped to it, ModSecurity will systematically crash on every call to 'forceRequestBodyVariable'.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66770

File Name: freebsd_pkg_9dfb63b88f3611e2b34d000c2957946c.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/06/03

Modified: 2013/07/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/06/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/05/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2765