FreeBSD : libexif -- buffer overflow vulnerability (624fe633-9006-11d9-a22c-0001020eed82)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 18957


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


Sylvain Defresne reports that libexif is vulnerable to a buffer overflow vulnerability due to insufficient input checking. This could lead crash of applications using libexif.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 18957

File Name: freebsd_pkg_624fe633900611d9a22c0001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 1.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2005/03/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/03/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0664

BID: 12744