FreeBSD : google-earth -- heap overflow in the KML engine (5c9a2769-5ade-11db-a5ae-00508d6a62df)
High Nessus Plugin ID 25050
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionJAAScois reports :
While processing KML/KMZ data Google Earth fails to verify its size prior to copying it into a fixed-sized buffer. This can be exploited as a buffer-overflow vulnerability to cause the application to crash and/or to execute arbitrary code.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.