FreeBSD : miniupnpc -- buffer overflow (06fefd2f-728f-11e5-a371-14dae9d210b8)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86385


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Talos reports :

An exploitable buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the XML parser functionality of the MiniUPnP library. A specially crafted XML response can lead to a buffer overflow on the stack resulting in remote code execution. An attacker can set up a server on the local network to trigger this vulnerability.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86385

File Name: freebsd_pkg_06fefd2f728f11e5a37114dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/10/15

Modified: 2015/11/04

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/10/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/09/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-6031