FreeBSD : libwmf -- embedded GD library Use-After-Free vulnerability (6a245f31-4254-11de-b67a-0030843d3802)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Secunia reports :

A vulnerability has been reported in libwmf, which can be exploited by
malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or compromise an
application using the library.

The vulnerability is caused due to a use-after-free error within the
embedded GD library, which can be exploited to cause a crash or
potentially to execute arbitrary code via a specially crafted WMF
file.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=496864
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0457.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?1dfd9036

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38804 (freebsd_pkg_6a245f31425411deb67a0030843d3802.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 34792

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1364

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