FreeBSD : nghttp2 -- use after free (93eadedb-c6a6-11e5-96d6-14dae9d210b8)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 88501


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


nghttp2 reports :

This release fixes heap-use-after-free bug in idle stream handling code. We strongly recommend to upgrade the older installation to this latest version as soon as possible.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 88501

File Name: freebsd_pkg_93eadedbc6a611e596d614dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/02/01

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:nghttp2, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/12/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8659