FreeBSD : xpm -- image decoding vulnerabilities (ef253f8b-0727-11d9-b45d-000c41e2cdad)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Chris Evans discovered several vulnerabilities in the libXpm image
decoder :

- A stack-based buffer overflow in xpmParseColors

- An integer overflow in xpmParseColors

- A stack-based buffer overflow in ParsePixels and ParseAndPutPixels

The X11R6.8.1 release announcement reads :

This version is purely a security release, addressing multiple integer
and stack overflows in libXpm, the X Pixmap library; all known
versions of X (both XFree86 and X.Org) are affected, so all users of X
are strongly encouraged to upgrade.

See also :

http://freedesktop.org/pipermail/xorg/2004-September/003172.html
http://scary.beasts.org/security/CESA-2004-003.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?88ad7e5a

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: 19161 (freebsd_pkg_ef253f8b072711d9b45d000c41e2cdad.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0687
CVE-2004-0688

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