FreeBSD : xview -- multiple buffer overflows in xv_parse_one (ae6ec9b8-2f43-4d02-8129-c6a3a53ef09d)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

A Debian Security Advisory reports :

Erik Sjolund discovered that programs linked against xview are
vulnerable to a number of buffer overflows in the XView library. When
the overflow is triggered in a program which is installed setuid root
a malicious user could perhaps execute arbitrary code as privileged
user.

See also :

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/19271
http://www.nessus.org/u?54578aa2

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19080 (freebsd_pkg_ae6ec9b82f434d028129c6a3a53ef09d.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0076

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