FreeBSD : rest-client -- session fixation vulnerability (83a7a720-07d8-11e5-9a28-001e67150279)

High Nessus Plugin ID 83941


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


Andy Brody reports :

When Ruby rest-client processes an HTTP redirection response, it blindly passes along the values from any Set-Cookie headers to the redirection target, regardless of domain, path, or expiration.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83941

File Name: freebsd_pkg_83a7a72007d811e59a28001e67150279.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/06/02

Modified: 2018/02/01

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


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:rubygem-rest-client, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/05/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/03/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1820