FreeBSD : p5-Imager -- possibly exploitable buffer overflow (632c98be-aad2-4af2-849f-41a6862afd6a)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Imager 0.56 and all earlier versions with BMP support have a security
issue when reading compressed 8-bit per pixel BMP files where either a
compressed run of data or a literal run of data overflows the

Such an overflow causes a buffer overflow in a malloc() allocated
memory buffer, possibly corrupting the memory arena headers.

The effect depends on your system memory allocator, with glibc this
typically results in an abort, but with other memory allocators it may
be possible to cause local code execution.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25130 (freebsd_pkg_632c98beaad24af2849f41a6862afd6a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1942

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