FreeBSD : libidn -- out-of-bounds read issue with invalid UTF-8 input (4caf01e2-30e6-11e5-a4a5-002590263bf5)

High Nessus Plugin ID 84970


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


Simon Josefsson reports :

stringprep_utf8_to_ucs4 now rejects invalid UTF-8. This function has always been documented to not validate that the input UTF-8 string is actually valid UTF-8...


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 84970

File Name: freebsd_pkg_4caf01e230e611e5a4a5002590263bf5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/07/24

Modified: 2015/08/13

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:libidn, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/02/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2059