FreeBSD : optipng -- use-after-free vulnerability (a8818f7f-9182-11e2-9bdf-d48564727302)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Secunia reports :

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

The vulnerability is caused due to a use-after-free error related to
the palette reduction functionality. No further information is
currently available.

Success exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?be7dcbdc

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)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65848 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4432

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