Scientific Linux Security Update : graphite2 on SL7.x x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
graphite2 (1.3.10).

Security Fix(es) :

- Various vulnerabilities have been discovered in
Graphite2. An attacker able to trick an unsuspecting
user into opening specially crafted font files in an
application using Graphite2 could exploit these flaws to
disclose potentially sensitive memory, cause an
application crash, or, possibly, execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2017-7771, CVE-2017-7772, CVE-2017-7773,
CVE-2017-7774, CVE-2017-7775, CVE-2017-7776,
CVE-2017-7777, CVE-2017-7778)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?be71c85d

Solution :

Update the affected graphite2, graphite2-debuginfo and / or
graphite2-devel packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101925 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7771
CVE-2017-7772
CVE-2017-7773
CVE-2017-7774
CVE-2017-7775
CVE-2017-7776
CVE-2017-7777
CVE-2017-7778

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