Plugins Database As of 12-14-2019

Debian Security Advisory DSA 4570-1 (mosquitto - security update)

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  • ID: 1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.704570

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'mosquitto' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-4570-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
A vulnerability was discovered in mosquitto, a MQTT version 3.1/3.1.1 compatible message broker, allowing a malicious MQTT client to cause a denial of service (stack overflow and daemon crash), by sending a specially crafted SUBSCRIBE packet containing a topic with a extremely deep hierarchy.

Affected Versions:
'mosquitto' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1.5.7-1+deb10u1. We recommend that you upgrade your mosquitto Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.0
Published
2019-11-19 03:00:16
Modified
2019-11-19 03:00:16
CVE
CVE-2019-11779

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