Slackware 13.0 / 13.1 / 13.37 / 14.0 / 14.1 / 14.2 / current : freetype (SSA:2017-136-01)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 100223
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Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New freetype packages are available for Slackware 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix a security issue.

Solution

Update the affected freetype package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?04202df6

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 100223

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2017-136-01.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Published: 5/17/2017

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

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:slackware:slackware_linux:freetype, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.37, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 5/16/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-8287

SSA: 2017-136-01