FreeBSD : libpng denial-of-service (3a408f6f-9c52-11d8-9366-0020ed76ef5a)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 37799
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Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

Steve Grubb reports a buffer read overrun in libpng's png_format_buffer function. A specially constructed PNG image processed by an application using libpng may trigger the buffer read overrun and possibly result in an application crash.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=120508

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004:181

http://www.nessus.org/u?d500a1de

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37799

File Name: freebsd_pkg_3a408f6f9c5211d893660020ed76ef5a.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Published: 4/23/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-png, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:png, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/2/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/29/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0421

BID: 10244

Secunia: 11505