FreeBSD : xpcd -- buffer overflow (d337b206-200f-11dc-a197-0011098b2f36)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Debian Project reports :

Erik Sjolund discovered a buffer overflow in pcdsvgaview, an SVGA
PhotoCD viewer. xpcd-svga is part of xpcd and uses svgalib to display
graphics on the Linux console for which root permissions are required.
A malicious user could overflow a fixed-size buffer and may cause the
program to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?365164d2

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56497 ()

Bugtraq ID: 12523

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0074

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