FreeBSD : node -- multiple vulnerabilities (6d33b3e5-ea03-11e5-85be-14dae9d210b8)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 89927
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The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Jeremiah Senkpiel reports :

- Fix a double-free defect in parsing malformed DSA keys that may potentially be used for DoS or memory corruption attacks.

- Fix a defect that can cause memory corruption in certain very rare cases

- Fix a defect that makes the CacheBleed Attack possible


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89927

File Name: freebsd_pkg_6d33b3e5ea0311e585be14dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: 2.13

Type: local

Published: 3/15/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/14/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/2/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0702, CVE-2016-0705, CVE-2016-0797