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

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

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

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19022 (freebsd_pkg_8c1da77dd3e911d98ffb00061bc2ad93.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0775

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