FreeBSD : libvpx -- buffer overflow in vp9_init_context_buffers (6ca7eddd-d436-486a-b169-b948436bcf14)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86837


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


The Mozilla Project reports :

Security researcher Khalil Zhani reported that a maliciously crafted vp9 format video could be used to trigger a buffer overflow while parsing the file. This leads to a potentially exploitable crash due to a flaw in the libvpx library.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 86837

File Name: freebsd_pkg_6ca7edddd436486ab169b948436bcf14.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/11/11

Modified: 2015/11/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/11/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/09/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-4506