FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- Integer overflow in IGMP protocol (0afe8b29-600a-11e6-a6c3-14dae9d210b8)

High Nessus Plugin ID 92886


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


An integer overflow in computing the size of IGMPv3 data buffer can result in a buffer which is too small for the requested operation.
Impact : An attacker who can send specifically crafted IGMP packets could cause a denial of service situation by causing the kernel to crash.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92886

File Name: freebsd_pkg_0afe8b29600a11e6a6c314dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/08/12

Modified: 2016/08/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC: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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/02/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1414

BID: 72777

FreeBSD: SA-15:04.igmp