FreeBSD : libmspack -- infinite loop denial of service (43024078-9b63-11df-8983-001d60d86f38)
High Nessus Plugin ID 47904
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionThere is a denial of service vulnerability in libmspack. The libmspack code is built into cabextract, so it is also vulnerable.
Secunia reports :
The vulnerability is caused due to an error when copying data from an uncompressed block (block type 0) and can be exploited to trigger an infinite loop by tricking an application using the library into processing specially crafted MS-ZIP archives.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.