FreeBSD : xview -- multiple buffer overflows in xv_parse_one (ae6ec9b8-2f43-4d02-8129-c6a3a53ef09d)
High Nessus Plugin ID 19080
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionA Debian Security Advisory reports :
Erik Sjolund discovered that programs linked against xview are vulnerable to a number of buffer overflows in the XView library. When the overflow is triggered in a program which is installed setuid root a malicious user could perhaps execute arbitrary code as privileged user.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.