FreeBSD : pgbouncer -- failed auth_query lookup leads to connection as auth_user (d76961da-56f6-11e5-934b-002590263bf5)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85894


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


PgBouncer reports :

New auth_user functionality introduced in 1.6 allows login as auth_user when client presents unknown username. It's quite likely auth_user is superuser. Affects only setups that have enabled auth_user in their config.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 85894

File Name: freebsd_pkg_d76961da56f611e5934b002590263bf5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/09/10

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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


Base Score: 8.1

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/09/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/09/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-6817