FreeBSD : potrace -- multiple memory failure (f4eb9a25-fde0-11e6-9ad0-b8aeed92ecc4)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97457


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


potrace reports :

CVE-2016-8685: invalid memory access in findnext

CVE-2016-8686: memory allocation failure


Update the affected package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97457

File Name: freebsd_pkg_f4eb9a25fde011e69ad0b8aeed92ecc4.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/03/01

Modified: 2017/03/01

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


Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/10/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8685, CVE-2016-8686