FreeBSD : p7zip -- heap overflow vulnerability (a9bcaf57-4a7b-11e6-97f7-5453ed2e2b49)

High Nessus Plugin ID 92344


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


Cisco Talos reports :

An exploitable heap overflow vulnerability exists in the NArchive::NHfs::CHandler::ExtractZlibFile method functionality of 7zip that can lead to arbitrary code execution.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92344

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a9bcaf574a7b11e697f75453ed2e2b49.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/07/18

Modified: 2016/12/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:p7zip, 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: 2016/05/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2334

IAVA: 2016-A-0139