VDB-144781 · CVE-2012-2979 · OpenVAS 71515

FreeBSD up to 3.2.12 nsd resource transfer

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A vulnerability was found in FreeBSD up to 3.2.12 (Operating System). It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function of the component nsd. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-669. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The weakness was released 11/01/2019 (Website). The advisory is shared at vuxml.freebsd.org. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2012-2979 since 05/30/2012. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 60150 (FreeBSD : nsd -- Denial of Service (17f369dc-d7e7-11e1-90a2-000c299b62e1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks and running in the context local.

Upgrading to version 3.2.13 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (60150).

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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NVD Base Score: 7.5
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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-669
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined
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Nessus ID: 60150
Nessus Name: FreeBSD : nsd -- Denial of Service (17f369dc-d7e7-11e1-90a2-000c299b62e1)
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OpenVAS ID: 71515
OpenVAS Name: FreeBSD Ports: nsd
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: FreeBSD 3.2.13

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05/30/2012 🔍
07/27/2012 +58 days 🔍
07/30/2012 +3 days 🔍
11/01/2019 +2650 days 🔍
11/02/2019 +1 days 🔍
11/02/2019 +0 days 🔍

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Product: https://www.freebsd.org/

Advisory: vuxml.freebsd.org
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2012-2979 (🔍)

Entryinfoedit

Created: 11/02/2019 04:19 PM
Updated: 11/02/2019 04:24 PM
Changes: (28) software_type vulnerability_cwe vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_pr vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_ui vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_s vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_c vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_i vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_a source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary source_nessus_name source_nessus_filename source_nessus_risk source_nessus_family source_nessus_type source_nessus_date source_openvas_id source_openvas_filename source_openvas_title source_openvas_family
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