FreeBSD : screen -- stack overflow (98092444-5645-11e5-9ad8-14dae9d210b8)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85860


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


Kuang-che Wu reports :

screen will recursively call MScrollV to depth n/256. This is time consuming and will overflow stack if n is huge.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85860

File Name: freebsd_pkg_98092444564511e59ad814dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/09/09

Modified: 2015/09/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/09/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/08/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-6806