FreeBSD : RabbitMQ -- Authentication vulnerability (6aa956fb-d97f-11e6-a071-001e67f15f5a)

High Nessus Plugin ID 96512


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

Description reports :

MQTT (MQ Telemetry Transport) connection authentication with a username/password pair succeeds if an existing username is provided but the password is omitted from the connection request. Connections that use TLS with a client-provided certificate are not affected.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96512

File Name: freebsd_pkg_6aa956fbd97f11e6a071001e67f15f5a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/16

Modified: 2017/01/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/12/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9877