FreeBSD : asterisk -- denial of service vulnerability, local system access (8b683bea-d49c-11da-a672-000e0c2e438a)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Emmanouel Kellenis reports a denial of service vulnerability within
asterisk. The vulnerability is caused by a buffer overflow in
'format_jpeg.c'. A large JPEG image could trigger this bug,
potentially allowing a local attacker to execute arbitrary code.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21468 (freebsd_pkg_8b683bead49c11daa672000e0c2e438a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 17561

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1827

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