FreeBSD : kdelibs -- kimgio input validation errors (06404241-b306-11d9-a788-0001020eed82)

High Nessus Plugin ID 18828


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


A KDE Security Advisory reports :

kimgio contains a PCX image file format reader that does not properly perform input validation. A source code audit performed by the KDE security team discovered several vulnerabilities in the PCX and other image file format readers, some of them exploitable to execute arbitrary code.

Impact: Remotely supplied, specially crafted image files can be used to execute arbitrary code.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 18828

File Name: freebsd_pkg_06404241b30611d9a7880001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2005/04/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/04/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1046