FreeBSD : h2o -- fix DoS attack vector (08664d42-7989-11e6-b7a8-74d02b9a84d5)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93494


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


Frederik Deweerdt reported a denial-of-service attack vector due to an unhandled error condition during socket connection.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93494

File Name: freebsd_pkg_08664d42798911e6b7a874d02b9a84d5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/09/15

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


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:h2o, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/06/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4864