FreeBSD : lldpd -- Buffer overflow/Denial of service (2a4a112a-7c1b-11e5-bd77-0800275369e2)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 86620
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VPR Score: 5.9


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


The lldpd developer Vincent Bernat reports :

A buffer overflow may allow arbitrary code execution only if hardening was disabled.

Malformed packets should not make lldpd crash. Ensure we can handle them by not using assert() in this part.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86620

File Name: freebsd_pkg_2a4a112a7c1b11e5bd770800275369e2.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Published: 10/28/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/26/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/4/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8011, CVE-2015-8012