FreeBSD : xview -- multiple buffer overflows in xv_parse_one (ae6ec9b8-2f43-4d02-8129-c6a3a53ef09d)

High Nessus Plugin ID 19080


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


A 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.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19080

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ae6ec9b82f434d028129c6a3a53ef09d.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2016/05/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2005/06/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/02/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0076

DSA: 672