FreeBSD : phpmailer -- Remote Code Execution (7ae0be99-d8bb-11e6-9b7f-d43d7e971a1b)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 96471


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


SecurityFocus reports :

PHPMailer is prone to an local information-disclosure vulnerability.
Attackers can exploit this issue to obtain sensitive information that may aid in launching further attacks.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 96471

File Name: freebsd_pkg_7ae0be99d8bb11e69b7fd43d7e971a1b.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/13

Modified: 2017/01/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

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


Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:phpmailer, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tt-rss, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/01/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5223