FreeBSD : optipng -- arbitrary code execution via crafted BMP image (2bc960c4-e665-11dd-afcd-00e0815b8da8)

High Nessus Plugin ID 35426


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


Secunia reports :

A vulnerability has been reported in OptiPNG, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in the BMP reader and can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow by tricking a user into processing a specially crafted file.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 35426

File Name: freebsd_pkg_2bc960c4e66511ddafcd00e0815b8da8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/01/20

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:optipng, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/11/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5101

Secunia: 32651

CWE: 119