Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 / 11.10 : t1lib vulnerabilities (USN-1335-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Jon Larimer discovered that t1lib did not properly parse AFM fonts. 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. (CVE-2010-2642, CVE-2011-0433)

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. (CVE-2011-1552, CVE-2011-1553, CVE-2011-1554).

Solution :

Update the affected libt1-5 package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57616 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45678
47168
47169

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2642
CVE-2011-0433
CVE-2011-1552
CVE-2011-1553
CVE-2011-1554