FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- Insecure default GELI keyfile permissions (0b65f297-600a-11e6-a6c3-14dae9d210b8)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 92887


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


The default permission set by bsdinstall(8) installer when configuring full disk encrypted ZFS is too open. Impact : A local attacker may be able to get a copy of the geli(8) provider's keyfile which is located at a fixed location.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 92887

File Name: freebsd_pkg_0b65f297600a11e6a6c314dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: 2.2

Type: local

Published: 2016/08/12

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/04/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1415

FreeBSD: SA-15:08.bsdinstall