FreeBSD : png -- DoS crash vulnerability (4cb9c513-03ef-11dc-a51d-0019b95d4f14)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A Libpng Security Advisory reports :

A grayscale PNG image with a malformed (bad CRC) tRNS chunk will crash
some libpng applications.

This vulnerability could be used to crash a browser when a user tries
to view such a malformed PNG file. It is not known whether the
vulnerability could be exploited otherwise.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?08fae63d
http://www.nessus.org/u?d78d2253

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25261 (freebsd_pkg_4cb9c51303ef11dca51d0019b95d4f14.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2445

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