FreeBSD : HTMLDOC -- buffer overflow issues when reading AFM files and parsing page sizes (6d08fa63-83bf-11e3-bdba-080027ef73ec)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Michael Sweet reports :

HTMLDOC 1.8.28 fixes some known security issues and formatting bugs.
Changes include :

- SECURITY: Fixed three buffer overflow issues when reading AFM files
and parsing page sizes.

See also :

http://www.msweet.org/projects.php?Z1
http://www.nessus.org/u?d36e26f5

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72098 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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