FreeBSD : zgv -- exploitable heap overflows (249a8c42-6973-11d9-ae49-000c41e2cdad)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

infamous41md reports :

zgv uses malloc() frequently to allocate memory for storing image
data. When calculating how much to allocate, user-supplied data from
image headers is multiplied and/or added without any checks for
arithmetic overflows. We can overflow numerous calculations, and cause
small buffers to be allocated. Then we can overflow the buffer, and
eventually execute code. There are a total of 11 overflows that are
exploitable to execute arbitrary code.

These bugs exist in both zgv and xzgv.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18873 (freebsd_pkg_249a8c42697311d9ae49000c41e2cdad.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0994

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