FreeBSD : amaya -- Attribute Value Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities (dc930435-d59f-11da-8098-00123ffe8333)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Secunia reports :

Amaya have two vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious
people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to boundary errors within the
parsing of various attribute values. This can be exploited to cause
stack-based buffer overflows when a user opens a specially crafted
HTML document containing certain tags with overly long attribute
values.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

See also :

http://morph3us.org/advisories/20060412-amaya-94.txt
http://morph3us.org/advisories/20060412-amaya-94-2.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?4d3bbe04

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21520 (freebsd_pkg_dc930435d59f11da809800123ffe8333.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1900

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