FreeBSD : brotli -- buffer overflow (1bcfd963-e483-41b8-ab8e-bad5c3ce49c9)

high Nessus Plugin ID 89764

Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

Google Chrome Releases reports :

[583607] High CVE-2016-1624: Buffer overflow in Brotli. Credit to lukezli.

Mozilla Foundation reports :

Security researcher Luke Li reported a pointer underflow bug in the Brotli library's decompression that leads to a buffer overflow. This results in a potentially exploitable crash when triggered.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f9d76078

http://www.nessus.org/u?609f6b88

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-30/

https://hg.mozilla.org/releases/mozilla-release/rev/4a5d8ade4e3e

http://www.nessus.org/u?30abf263

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 89764

File Name: freebsd_pkg_1bcfd963e48341b8ab8ebad5c3ce49c9.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Published: 3/9/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:brotli, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:chromium, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:chromium-npapi, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:chromium-pulse, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:firefox, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:firefox-esr, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libbrotli, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libxul, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-firefox, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:thunderbird, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/8/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/8/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1624, CVE-2016-1968