FreeBSD : xpdf -- disk fill DoS vulnerability (24eee285-09c7-11da-bc08-0001020eed82)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

xpdf is vulnerable to a denial of service vulnerability which can
cause xpdf to create an infinitely large file, thereby filling up the
/tmp partition, when opening a specially crafted PDF file.

Note that several applications contains an embedded version of xpdf,
therefor making them the vulnerable to the same DoS. In CUPS this
vulnerability would cause the pdftops filter to crash.

See also :

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-670.html
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20050809-1.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?176632bd

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.6
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21400 (freebsd_pkg_24eee28509c711dabc080001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 14529

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2097

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