FreeBSD : libutp -- remote denial of service or arbitrary code execution (0523fb7e-8444-4e86-812d-8de05f6f0dce)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80923


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


NVD reports :

Stack-based buffer overflow in utp.cpp in libutp, as used in Transmission before 2.74 and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted 'micro transport protocol packets.'


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80923

File Name: freebsd_pkg_0523fb7e84444e86812d8de05f6f0dce.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/23

Modified: 2015/01/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bittorrent-libutp, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:transmission-cli, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:transmission-deamon, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:transmission-gtk, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:transmission-qt4, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/08/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6129