FreeBSD : pngcrush -- libpng Uninitialised Pointer Arrays Vulnerability (ea2411a4-08e8-11de-b88a-0022157515b2)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Secunia reports :

A vulnerability has been reported in Pngcrush, which can be exploited
by malicious people to potentially compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to the use of vulnerable libpng code.

See also :

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/48819
http://www.nessus.org/u?63264c0b

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35771 (freebsd_pkg_ea2411a408e811deb88a0022157515b2.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 33827

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0040

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