FreeBSD : remind -- buffer overflow with malicious reminder file input (b55ecf12-5d98-11e5-9909-002590263bf5)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 85993


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


Dianne Skoll reports :

BUG FIX: Fix a buffer overflow found by Alexander Keller.

The bug can be manifested by an extended DUMP command using a system variable (that is a special variable whose name begins with '$')


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 85993

File Name: freebsd_pkg_b55ecf125d9811e59909002590263bf5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/09/18

Modified: 2015/09/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/09/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/07/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5957