FreeBSD : mono -- DoS and code execution (4b3a7e70-afce-11e5-b864-14dae9d210b8)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 87693
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Synopsis

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

Description

NCC Group reports :

An attacker who can cause a carefully-chosen string to be converted to a floating-point number can cause a crash and potentially induce arbitrary code execution.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q4/543

http://www.nessus.org/u?320da8da

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87693

File Name: freebsd_pkg_4b3a7e70afce11e5b86414dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Published: 1/4/2016

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/31/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/19/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0689

CWE: 119