EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : fontconfig (EulerOS-SA-2016-1077)

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Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description :

According to the version of the fontconfig packages installed, the
EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following
vulnerability :

- It was found that cache files were insufficiently
validated in fontconfig. A local attacker could create
a specially crafted cache file to trigger arbitrary
free() calls, which in turn could lead to arbitrary
code execution. (CVE-2016-5384)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?a2e58b88

Solution :

Update the affected fontconfig package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99837 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5384

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