FreeBSD : dia -- XFig Import Plugin Buffer Overflow (b5fc63ad-c4c3-11da-9699-00123ffe8333)

High Nessus Plugin ID 21498


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Secunia reports :

Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Dia, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to boundary errors within the XFig import plugin. This can be exploited to cause buffer overflows and may allow arbitrary code execution when a specially crafted FIG file is imported.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21498

File Name: freebsd_pkg_b5fc63adc4c311da969900123ffe8333.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2014/08/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:dia, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:dia-gnome, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/04/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/03/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1550

Secunia: 19469