FreeBSD : Apache Commons FileUpload -- denial of service (61b8c359-4aab-11e6-a7bd-14dae9d210b8)

High Nessus Plugin ID 92342


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


Jochen Wiedmann reports :

A malicious client can send file upload requests that cause the HTTP server using the Apache Commons Fileupload library to become unresponsive, preventing the server from servicing other requests.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92342

File Name: freebsd_pkg_61b8c3594aab11e6a7bd14dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: Revision: 2.3

Type: local

Published: 2016/07/18

Updated: 2017/03/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

CVSS v3.0

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:apache-struts, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tomcat, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tomcat7, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tomcat8, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/07/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/06/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3092