FreeBSD : file -- Heap buffer overflow possible (381deebb-f5c9-11e9-9c4f-74d435e60b7c)

high Nessus Plugin ID 130494



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


mitre reports

cdf_read_property_info in cdf.c in file through 5.37 does not restrict the number of CDF_VECTOR elements, which allows a heap-based buffer overflow (4-byte out-of-bounds write).


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 130494

File Name: freebsd_pkg_381deebbf5c911e99c4f74d435e60b7c.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 11/4/2019

Updated: 11/4/2019

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:file, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/2/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/26/2019