FreeBSD : rt42 -- vulnerabilities related to shellshock (81e2b308-4a6c-11e4-b711-6805ca0b3d42)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 78039


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RT 4.2.0 and above may be vulnerable to arbitrary execution of code by way of CVE-2014-7169, CVE-2014-7186, CVE-2014-7187, CVE-2014-6277, or CVE-2014-6271 -- collectively known as 'Shellshock.' This vulnerability requires a privileged user with access to an RT instance running with SMIME integration enabled; it applies to both mod_perl and fastcgi deployments. If you have already taken upgrades to bash to resolve 'Shellshock,' you are protected from this vulnerability in RT, and there is no need to apply this patch. This vulnerability has been assigned CVE-2014-7227.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 78039

File Name: freebsd_pkg_81e2b3084a6c11e4b7116805ca0b3d42.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 10/3/2014

Updated: 12/5/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:rt42, 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: 10/2/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/2/2014

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 7/28/2022

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Qmail SMTP Bash Environment Variable Injection (Shellshock))

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-6277, CVE-2014-7169, CVE-2014-7186, CVE-2014-7187

IAVA: 2014-A-0142