FreeBSD : logstash -- SSL/TLS vulnerability with Lumberjack input (c470bcc7-33fe-11e5-a4a5-002590263bf5)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85034


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


Elastic reports :

Vulnerability Summary: All Logstash versions prior to 1.5.2 that use Lumberjack input (in combination with Logstash Forwarder agent) are vulnerable to a SSL/TLS security issue called the FREAK attack. This allows an attacker to intercept communication and access secure data.
Users should upgrade to 1.5.3 or 1.4.4.

Remediation Summary: Users that do not want to upgrade can address the vulnerability by disabling the Lumberjack input.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85034

File Name: freebsd_pkg_c470bcc733fe11e5a4a5002590263bf5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/07/28

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/07/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5378