FreeBSD : libvpx -- out-of-bounds write (42c98cef-62b1-4b8b-9065-f4621e08d526)

High Nessus Plugin ID 85367


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


The Mozilla Project reports :

Using the Address Sanitizer tool, security researcher Abhishek Arya (Inferno) of the Google Chrome Security Team found an out-of-bounds write when buffering WebM format video containing frames with invalid tile sizes. This can lead to a potentially exploitable crash during WebM video playback.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85367

File Name: freebsd_pkg_42c98cef62b14b8b9065f4621e08d526.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/08/13

Modified: 2015/08/13

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:firefox, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:firefox-esr, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libvpx, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libxul, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-firefox, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:seamonkey, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:thunderbird, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/08/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/10/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1578