FreeBSD : cups -- potential buffer overflow in PNG reading code (87106b67-be13-11dd-a578-0030843d3802)

High Nessus Plugin ID 34980


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


CUPS reports :

The PNG image reading code did not validate the image size properly, leading to a potential buffer overflow (STR #2974)


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34980

File Name: freebsd_pkg_87106b67be1311dda5780030843d3802.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/12/01

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:cups-base, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/11/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/10/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5286

CWE: 189