FreeBSD : Imlib2 -- multiple image file processing vulnerabilities (92442c4b-6f4a-11db-bd28-0012f06707f0)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 23665


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


Secunia reports :

Some vulnerabilities have been reported in imlib2, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or potentially compromise an application using the library.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to unspecified errors within the processing of JPG, ARGB, PNG, LBM, PNM, TIFF, and TGA images. This may be exploited to execute arbitrary code by e.g. tricking a user into opening a specially crafted image file with an application using imlib2.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 23665

File Name: freebsd_pkg_92442c4b6f4a11dbbd280012f06707f0.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/11/20

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:imlib2, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/11/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/11/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4806, CVE-2006-4807, CVE-2006-4808, CVE-2006-4809

BID: 20903