FreeBSD : OpenSSL -- Remote Data Injection / DoS (0b8d7194-ca88-11e3-9d8d-c80aa9043978)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 73661


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


Applications that use SSL_MODE_RELEASE_BUFFERS, such as nginx, are prone to a race condition which may allow a remote attacker to inject random data into other connections.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73661

File Name: freebsd_pkg_0b8d7194ca8811e39d8dc80aa9043978.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Published: 4/23/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mingw32-openssl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:openssl, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/23/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/9/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-5298

BID: 66801

FreeBSD: SA-14:09.openssl