Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 / 11.10 : t1lib vulnerability (USN-1316-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Jonathan Brossard discovered that t1lib did not correctly handle
certain malformed font files. If a user were tricked into using a
specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause t1lib to
crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected libt1-5 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57370 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46941

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0764