FreeBSD : Buffer overflows in libmcrypt (c4b7badf-24ca-11d8-82e5-0020ed76ef5a)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

libmcrypt does incomplete input validation, leading to several buffer
overflows. Additionally, a memory leak is present. Both of these
problems may be exploited in a denial-of-service attack.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36941 (freebsd_pkg_c4b7badf24ca11d882e50020ed76ef5a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0031

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