FreeBSD : mozilla -- heap buffer overflow in GIF image processing (7d2aac52-9c6b-11d9-99a7-000a95bc6fae)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A Mozilla Foundation Security Advisory states :

An (sic) GIF processing error when parsing the obsolete Netscape
extension 2 can lead to an exploitable heap overrun, allowing an
attacker to run arbitrary code on the user's machine.

See also :

http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/mfsa2005-30.html
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/alerts/id/191
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=285595
http://www.nessus.org/u?c52757f3

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18998 (freebsd_pkg_7d2aac529c6b11d999a7000a95bc6fae.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0399

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