FreeBSD : google-earth -- heap overflow in the KML engine (5c9a2769-5ade-11db-a5ae-00508d6a62df)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

JAAScois reports :

While processing KML/KMZ data Google Earth fails to verify its size
prior to copying it into a fixed-sized buffer. This can be exploited
as a buffer-overflow vulnerability to cause the application to crash
and/or to execute arbitrary code.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25050 (freebsd_pkg_5c9a27695ade11dba5ae00508d6a62df.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 20464

CVE ID: CVE-2006-7157

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