FreeBSD : bugzilla -- Social Engineering (60bfa396-c702-11e3-848c-20cf30e32f6d)

High Nessus Plugin ID 73633


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


A Bugzilla Security Advisory reports : Dangerous control characters can be inserted into Bugzilla, notably into bug comments. If the text, which may look safe, is copied into a terminal such as xterm or gnome-terminal, then unexpected commands could be executed on the local machine.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 73633

File Name: freebsd_pkg_60bfa396c70211e3848c20cf30e32f6d.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/04/20

Modified: 2014/04/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bugzilla40, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bugzilla42, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bugzilla44, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/04/17