FreeBSD : quassel -- remote denial of service (7d64d00c-43e3-11e6-ab34-002590263bf5)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91966


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


Mitre reports :

The onReadyRead function in core/coreauthhandler.cpp in Quassel before 0.12.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via invalid handshake data.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91966

File Name: freebsd_pkg_7d64d00c43e311e6ab34002590263bf5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/07/07

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:quassel, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/07/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/04/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4414