FreeBSD : dropbear -- exposure of sensitive information, DoS (8c9b48d1-3715-11e3-a624-00262d8b701d)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70484


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


The Dropbear project reports :

A weakness and a vulnerability have been reported in Dropbear SSH Server, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose certain sensitive information and cause a DoS.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70484

File Name: freebsd_pkg_8c9b48d1371511e3a62400262d8b701d.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/10/18

Modified: 2013/10/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/10/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/05/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4421, CVE-2013-4434

BID: 62958, 62993

Secunia: 55173