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

Description :

The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
graphite2 (1.3.6).

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
cause the application to crash or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the application.
(CVE-2016-1521, CVE-2016-1522, CVE-2016-1523,

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90393 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1521

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