FreeBSD : dia -- XFig Import Plugin Buffer Overflow (b5fc63ad-c4c3-11da-9699-00123ffe8333)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Secunia reports :

Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Dia, which potentially can
be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to boundary errors within the XFig
import plugin. This can be exploited to cause buffer overflows and may
allow arbitrary code execution when a specially crafted FIG file is

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21498 (freebsd_pkg_b5fc63adc4c311da969900123ffe8333.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1550

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