FreeBSD : Buffer overflows in libmcrypt (92)

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Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a security update

Description :

The following package needs to be updated: libmcrypt

See also :

ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2004-009.txt.asc
http://cvsweb.netbsd.org/bsdweb.cgi/src/libexec/ftpd/ftpd.c#rev1.158
http://fedoralegacy.org/updates/RH7.3/2004-10-23-FLSA_2004_1947__Updated_glibc_packages_fix_flaws.html
http://mozillanews.org/?article_date=2004-12-08+06-48-46
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-059.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/13129/
http://secunia.com/advisories/13254/
http://secunia.com/multiple_browsers_window_injection_vulnerability_test/
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-09.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-10.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-11.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-12.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-13.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-14.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-15.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-16.html
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2006/mfsa2006-17.html
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=103638
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=273699
http://www.FreeBSD.org/ports/portaudit/c4b7badf-24ca-11d8-82e5-0020ed76ef5a.html

Solution :

Update the package on the remote host

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 12562 (freebsd_libmcrypt_256.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0032
CVE-2003-0031

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