FreeBSD : ImageMagick -- denial of service via a crafted font file (16fb4f83-a2ab-11e7-9c14-009c02a2ab30)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 103522


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


MITRE reports :

The ReadCAPTIONImage function in coders/caption.c in ImageMagick allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted font file.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103522

File Name: freebsd_pkg_16fb4f83a2ab11e79c14009c02a2ab30.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Published: 9/28/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ImageMagick, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ImageMagick-nox11, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ImageMagick7, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ImageMagick7-nox11, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 9/26/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/21/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14741