FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- integer overflow in IP_MSFILTER (0844632f-5e78-11e6-a6c3-14dae9d210b8)

High Nessus Plugin ID 92831


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


Problem Description :

An integer overflow in computing the size of a temporary buffer can result in a buffer which is too small for the requested operation.

Impact :

An unprivileged process can read or write pages of memory which belong to the kernel. These may lead to exposure of sensitive information or allow privilege escalation.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92831

File Name: freebsd_pkg_0844632f5e7811e6a6c314dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/08/10

Modified: 2016/08/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:FreeBSD-kernel, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/08/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3077

OSVDB: 96518

FreeBSD: SA-13:09.ip_multicast