FreeBSD : amaya -- Attribute Value Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities (dc930435-d59f-11da-8098-00123ffe8333)

High Nessus Plugin ID 21520


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


Secunia reports :

Amaya have two vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to boundary errors within the parsing of various attribute values. This can be exploited to cause stack-based buffer overflows when a user opens a specially crafted HTML document containing certain tags with overly long attribute values.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21520

File Name: freebsd_pkg_dc930435d59f11da809800123ffe8333.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2013/06/22

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:amaya, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/04/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/04/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1900

Secunia: 19670