FreeBSD : py-amf -- input sanitization errors (1fbd6db1-a4e4-11e5-b864-14dae9d210b8)

High Nessus Plugin ID 87480


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


oCERT reports :

A specially crafted AMF payload, containing malicious references to XML external entities, can be used to trigger Denial of Service (DoS) conditions or arbitrarily return the contents of files that are accessible with the running application privileges.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87480

File Name: freebsd_pkg_1fbd6db1a4e411e5b86414dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/12/18

Modified: 2015/12/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py27-amf, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py32-amf, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py33-amf, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py34-amf, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/12/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/12/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8549