FreeBSD : privoxy -- multiple vulnerabilities (a763a0e7-c3d9-11e5-b5fe-002590263bf5)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88151


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


Privoxy Developers reports :

Prevent invalid reads in case of corrupt chunk-encoded content.
CVE-2016-1982. Bug discovered with afl-fuzz and AddressSanitizer.

Remove empty Host headers in client requests. Previously they would result in invalid reads. CVE-2016-1983. Bug discovered with afl-fuzz and AddressSanitizer.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88151

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a763a0e7c3d911e5b5fe002590263bf5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/01/26

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/01/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1982, CVE-2016-1983