FreeBSD : elasticsearch -- security fix for shared file-system repositories (23232028-1ba4-11e5-b43d-002590263bf5)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84410


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


Elastic reports :

Vulnerability Summary: All Elasticsearch versions from 1.0.0 to 1.5.2 are vulnerable to an attack that uses Elasticsearch to modify files read and executed by certain other applications.

Remediation Summary: Users should upgrade to 1.6.0. Alternately, ensure that other applications are not present on the system, or that Elasticsearch cannot write into areas where these applications would read.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 84410

File Name: freebsd_pkg_232320281ba411e5b43d002590263bf5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/06/26

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:elasticsearch, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/06/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/06/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4165