FreeBSD : graphite2 -- code execution vulnerability (8f10fa04-cf6a-11e5-96d6-14dae9d210b8)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

Talos reports :

- An exploitable denial of service vulnerability exists in the font
handling of Libgraphite. A specially crafted font can cause an
out-of-bounds read potentially resulting in an information leak or
denial of service.

- A specially crafted font can cause a buffer overflow resulting in
potential code execution.

- An exploitable NULL pointer dereference exists in the bidirectional
font handling functionality of Libgraphite. A specially crafted font
can cause a NULL pointer dereference resulting in a crash.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88672 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1521

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