FreeBSD : prosody -- multiple vulnerabilities (842cd117-ba54-11e5-9728-002590263bf5)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87907


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


The Prosody Team reports :

Fix path traversal vulnerability in mod_http_files (CVE-2016-1231)

Fix use of weak PRNG in generation of dialback secrets (CVE-2016-1232)


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87907

File Name: freebsd_pkg_842cd117ba5411e59728002590263bf5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/01/14

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/01/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1231, CVE-2016-1232