FreeBSD : xloadimage -- buffer overflow in FACES image handling (8c1da77d-d3e9-11d9-8ffb-00061bc2ad93)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

In 2001, zen-parse discovered a buffer overflow in xloadimage's FACES
image loader. A maliciously crafted image could cause xloadimage to
execute arbitrary code. A published exploit exists for this
vulnerability.

In 2005, Rob Holland discovered that the same vulnerability was
present in xli.

See also :

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=99477230306845
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=46186
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=79762
http://www.nessus.org/u?7eefd417

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

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: 19022 (freebsd_pkg_8c1da77dd3e911d98ffb00061bc2ad93.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0775

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