Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
Tobias Stoeckmann discovered that Fontconfig incorrectly handled cache
files. A local attacker could possibly use this issue with a specially
crafted cache file to elevate privileges.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected fontconfig and / or libfontconfig1 packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
Public Exploit Available : false