FreeBSD : libvpx -- multiple buffer overflows (34e60332-2448-4ed6-93f0-12713749f250)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 85337


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


The Mozilla Project reports :

Security researcher Abhishek Arya (Inferno) of the Google Chrome Security Team used the Address Sanitizer tool to discover two buffer overflow issues in the Libvpx library used for WebM video when decoding a malformed WebM video file. These buffer overflows result in potentially exploitable crashes.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 85337

File Name: freebsd_pkg_34e6033224484ed693f012713749f250.nasl

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Published: 8/12/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:firefox, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libvpx, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-firefox, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/11/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/11/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4485, CVE-2015-4486