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FreeBSD: VID-5B1631DC-EAFD-11E6-9AC1-A4BADB2F4699 (CVE-2016-5684): freeimage -- code execution vulnerability

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FreeBSD: VID-5B1631DC-EAFD-11E6-9AC1-A4BADB2F4699 (CVE-2016-5684): freeimage -- code execution vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/03/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/05/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

An exploitable out-of-bounds write vulnerability exists in the XMP image handling functionality of the FreeImage library. A specially crafted XMP file can cause an arbitrary memory overwrite resulting in code execution. An attacker can provide a malicious image to trigger this vulnerability.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-freeimage

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