FreeBSD : imlib -- BMP decoder heap buffer overflow (00644f03-fb58-11d8-9837-000c41e2cdad)

High Nessus Plugin ID 37111


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


Marcus Meissner discovered that imlib's BMP decoder would crash when loading the test BMP file created by Chris Evans for testing the previous Qt vulnerability. It is believed that this bug could be exploited for arbitrary code execution.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 37111

File Name: freebsd_pkg_00644f03fb5811d89837000c41e2cdad.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/21

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:imlib, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/08/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/08/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0817