FreeBSD : gedit -- format string vulnerability (e319da0b-a228-11da-b410-000e0c2e438a)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 21524
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionYan Feng reports a format string vulnerability in gedit. This vulnerability could cause a denial of service with a binary file that contains format string characters within the filename. It had been reported that web browsers and email clients can be configured to provide a filename as an argument to gedit. :
SolutionUpdate the affected package.