FreeBSD : apache-xml-security-c -- heap overflow during XPointer evaluation (81da673e-dfe1-11e2-9389-08002798f6ff)

High Nessus Plugin ID 67103


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


The Apache Software Foundation reports :

The attempted fix to address CVE-2013-2154 introduced the possibility of a heap overflow, possibly leading to arbitrary code execution, in the processing of malformed XPointer expressions in the XML Signature Reference processing code.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 67103

File Name: freebsd_pkg_81da673edfe111e2938908002798f6ff.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/06/29

Modified: 2013/08/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:apache-xml-security-c, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/06/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/06/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2210