FreeBSD : file -- multiple vulnerabilities (9575259a-92d5-11e4-bce6-d050992ecde8)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 80351
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Synopsis

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

Description

RedHat reports :

Thomas Jarosch of Intra2net AG reported a number of denial of service issues (resource consumption) in the ELF parser used by file(1). These issues were fixed in the 5.21 release of file(1), but by mistake are missing from the changelog.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q4/1056

http://www.nessus.org/u?014a2cbc

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80351

File Name: freebsd_pkg_9575259a92d511e4bce6d050992ecde8.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 1/5/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:file, 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: 1/2/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/16/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3710, CVE-2014-8116, CVE-2014-8117

BID: 70807

FreeBSD: SA-14:28.file