FreeBSD : chicken -- Potential buffer overrun in string-translate* (0da404ad-1891-11e5-a1cf-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

chicken developer Peter Bex reports :

Using gcc's Address Sanitizer, it was discovered that the
string-translate* procedure from the data-structures unit can scan
beyond the input string's length up to the length of the source
strings in the map that's passed to string-translate*. This issue was
fixed in master 8a46020, and it will make its way into CHICKEN 4.10.

This bug is present in all released versions of CHICKEN.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84321 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-4556

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