FreeBSD : faad2 -- heap overflow vulnerability (445ed958-b0d9-11dd-a55e-00163e000016)

High Nessus Plugin ID 34762


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


CVE reports :

Heap-based buffer overflow in the decodeMP4file function (frontend/main.c) in FAAD2 2.6.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted MPEG-4 (MP4) file.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34762

File Name: freebsd_pkg_445ed958b0d911dda55e00163e000016.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/11/13

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:faad2, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/11/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/09/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4201

CWE: 119