Scientific Linux Security Update : graphite2 on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 101925


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
graphite2 (1.3.10).

Security Fix(es) :

- Various vulnerabilities have been discovered in Graphite2. An attacker able to trick an unsuspecting user into opening specially crafted font files in an application using Graphite2 could exploit these flaws to disclose potentially sensitive memory, cause an application crash, or, possibly, execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2017-7771, CVE-2017-7772, CVE-2017-7773, CVE-2017-7774, CVE-2017-7775, CVE-2017-7776, CVE-2017-7777, CVE-2017-7778)


Update the affected graphite2, graphite2-debuginfo and / or graphite2-devel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 101925

File Name: sl_20170721_graphite2_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/07/24

Modified: 2017/08/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/07/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7771, CVE-2017-7772, CVE-2017-7773, CVE-2017-7774, CVE-2017-7775, CVE-2017-7776, CVE-2017-7777, CVE-2017-7778