FreeBSD : elasticsearch -- remote code execution via transport protocol (fb3668df-32d7-11e5-a4a5-002590263bf5)

High Nessus Plugin ID 85246


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


Elastic reports :

Vulnerability Summary: Elasticsearch versions prior to 1.6.1 are vulnerable to an attack that can result in remote code execution.

Remediation Summary: Users should upgrade to 1.6.1 or 1.7.0.
Alternately, ensure that only trusted applications have access to the transport protocol port.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85246

File Name: freebsd_pkg_fb3668df32d711e5a4a5002590263bf5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/08/06

Modified: 2015/08/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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: 2015/08/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/07/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5377