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FreeBSD Ports: libmcrypt

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: libmcrypt CVE-2003-0031 Multiple buffer overflows in libmcrypt before 2.5.5 allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash). CVE-2003-0032 Memory leak in libmcrypt before 2.5.5 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion) via a large number of requests to the application, which causes libmcrypt to dynamically load algorithms via libtool.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=104162752401212&w=2 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/c4b7badf-24ca-11d8-82e5-0020ed76ef5a.html

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