FreeBSD : png -- memory corruption/possible remote code execution (262b92fe-81c8-11e1-8899-001ec9578670)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

The PNG project reports :

libpng fails to correctly handle malloc() failures for text chunks (in
png_set_text_2()), which can lead to memory corruption and the
possibility of remote code execution.

See also :

http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/libpng.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?cce657fc

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58640 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3048

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