FreeBSD : privoxy -- malicious server spoofing as proxy vulnerability (ad82b0e9-c3d6-11e5-b5fe-002590263bf5)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88152


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


Privoxy Developers reports :

Proxy authentication headers are removed unless the new directive enable-proxy-authentication-forwarding is used. Forwarding the headers potentially allows malicious sites to trick the user into providing them with login information. Reported by Chris John Riley.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88152

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ad82b0e9c3d611e5b5fe002590263bf5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/01/26

Modified: 2016/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

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

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: 2013/03/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2503