Fedora 24 : freetype (2017-950cc68400)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 100011

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Security fixes for CVE-2017-8105 and CVE-2017-8287.

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Solution

Update the affected freetype package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-950cc68400

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 100011

File Name: fedora_2017-950cc68400.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/8/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:freetype, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:24

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 5/6/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/24/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-8105, CVE-2017-8287