FreeBSD : png -- DoS crash vulnerability (4cb9c513-03ef-11dc-a51d-0019b95d4f14)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 25261
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionA Libpng Security Advisory reports :
A grayscale PNG image with a malformed (bad CRC) tRNS chunk will crash some libpng applications.
This vulnerability could be used to crash a browser when a user tries to view such a malformed PNG file. It is not known whether the vulnerability could be exploited otherwise.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.