FreeBSD : plone -- multiple vulnerabilities (6b3374d4-6b0b-11e5-9909-002590263bf5)

High Nessus Plugin ID 86266


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

Description reports :

Versions Affected: All current Plone versions.

Versions Not Affected: None.

Nature of vulnerability: Allows creation of members by anonymous users on sites that have self-registration enabled, allowing bypass of CAPTCHA and similar protections against scripted attacks.

The patch can be added to buildouts as Products.PloneHotfix20150910 (available from PyPI) or downloaded from

Immediate Measures You Should Take: Disable self-registration until you have applied the patch.

Plone's URL checking infrastructure includes a method for checking if URLs valid and located in the Plone site. By passing HTML into this specially crafted url, XSS can be achieved.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86266

File Name: freebsd_pkg_6b3374d46b0b11e59909002590263bf5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/10/05

Modified: 2015/10/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/10/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/09/10