FreeBSD : libmspack -- frame_end overflow which could cause infinite loop (cc7548ef-06e1-11e5-8fda-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

There is a denial of service vulnerability in libmspack. The libmspack
code is built into cabextract, so it is also vulnerable.

MITRE reports :

Integer overflow in the qtmd_decompress function in libmspack 0.4
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (hang) via a
crafted CAB file, which triggers an infinite loop.

See also :

https://bugs.debian.org/773041
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/01/07/2
http://www.nessus.org/u?49183cd9

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83942 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9556

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