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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: png CVE-2008-1382 libpng 1.0.6 through 1.0.32, 1.2.0 through 1.2.26, and 1.4.0beta01 through 1.4.0beta19 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a PNG file with zero length 'unknown' chunks, which trigger an access of uninitialized memory.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://secunia.com/advisories/29792 http://libpng.sourceforge.net/Advisory-1.2.26.txt http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/57c705d6-12ae-11dd-bab7-0016179b2dd5.html

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