FreeBSD : xpdf -- multiple vulnerabilities (a21037d5-2c38-11de-ab3b-0017a4cccfc6)

high Nessus Plugin ID 36193
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Synopsis

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

Description

Secunia reports :

Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Xpdf, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise a user's system.

A boundary error exists when decoding JBIG2 symbol dictionary segments. This can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow and potentially execute arbitrary code.

Multiple integer overflows in the JBIG2 decoder can be exploited to potentially execute arbitrary code.

Multiple boundary errors in the JBIG2 decoder can be exploited to cause buffer overflows and potentially execute arbitrary code.

Multiple errors in the JBIG2 decoder can be exploited can be exploited to free arbitrary memory and potentially execute arbitrary code.

Multiple unspecified input validation errors in the JBIG2 decoder can be exploited to potentially execute arbitrary code.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://www.ovh.co.uk/mail/

http://www.nessus.org/u?1890de32

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 36193

File Name: freebsd_pkg_a21037d52c3811deab3b0017a4cccfc6.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Published: 4/21/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/18/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/16/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0146, CVE-2009-0147, CVE-2009-0166, CVE-2009-0799, CVE-2009-0800, CVE-2009-1179, CVE-2009-1180, CVE-2009-1181, CVE-2009-1182, CVE-2009-1183

Secunia: 34291

CWE: 20, 119, 189, 399