FreeBSD : potrace -- multiple memory failure (f4eb9a25-fde0-11e6-9ad0-b8aeed92ecc4)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

potrace reports :

CVE-2016-8685: invalid memory access in findnext

CVE-2016-8686: memory allocation failure

See also :

https://sourceforge.net/p/potrace/news/2017/02/potrace-114-released/
http://www.nessus.org/u?06c816d0

Solution :

Update the affected package.

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: 97457 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-8685
CVE-2016-8686

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