EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : freetype (EulerOS-SA-2017-1110)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 100813


The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.


According to the versions of the freetype packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- FreeType 2 before 2017-03-24 has an out-of-bounds write caused by a heap-based buffer overflow related to the t1_decoder_parse_charstrings function in psaux/t1decode.c.(CVE-2017-8105)

- FreeType 2 before 2017-03-26 has an out-of-bounds write caused by a heap-based buffer overflow related to the t1_builder_close_contour function in psaux/psobjs.c.(CVE-2017-8287)

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.


Update the affected freetype packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 100813

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2017-1110.nasl

Version: 3.14

Type: local

Published: 6/16/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:freetype, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:freetype-devel, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

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

Excluded KB Items: Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Patch Publication Date: 6/6/2017

Reference Information

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