FreeBSD : freetype2 -- buffer overflows (4a088d67-3af2-11e7-9d75-c86000169601)

High Nessus Plugin ID 100283


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Werner Lemberg reports :

CVE-2017-8105, CVE-2017-8287: Older FreeType versions have out-of-bounds writes caused by heap-based buffer overflows related to Type 1 fonts.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100283

File Name: freebsd_pkg_4a088d673af211e79d75c86000169601.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/19

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


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:freebsd:freebsd:freetype2, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/05/17

Reference Information

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