Amazon Linux AMI : graphite2 (ALAS-2017-872)

high Nessus Plugin ID 102546
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

Vulnerabilities in the Graphite 2 library (MFSA 2017-16)

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw related to 'lz4::decompress' has been reported in graphite2. An attacker could exploit this issue to cause a crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-7778)

Heap-buffer-overflow write 'lz4::decompress' (src/Decompressor)

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw related to 'lz4::decompress' (src/Decompressor) has been reported in graphite2. An attacker could exploit this issue to cause a crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-7772)(CVE-2017-7773)

Out of bounds read in 'graphite2::Pass::readPass' :

An out of bounds read flaw related to 'graphite2::Pass::readPass' has been reported in graphite2. An attacker could possibly exploit this flaw to disclose potentially sensitive memory or cause an application crash. (CVE-2017-7771)

Heap-buffer-overflow read 'graphite2::Silf::getClassGlyph'

An out of bounds read flaw related to 'graphite2::Silf::getClassGlyph' has been reported in graphite2. An attacker could possibly exploit this flaw to disclose potentially sensitive memory or cause an application crash.(CVE-2017-7776)

Use of uninitialized memory 'graphite2::GlyphCache::Loader::read_glyph' :

The use of uninitialized memory related to 'graphite2::GlyphCache::Loader::read_glyph' has been reported in graphite2. An attacker could possibly exploit this flaw to negatively impact the execution of an application using graphite2 in unknown ways. (CVE-2017-7777)

Out of bounds read 'graphite2::Silf::readGraphite'

An out of bounds read flaw related to 'graphite2::Silf::readGraphite' has been reported in graphite2. An attacker could possibly exploit this flaw to disclose potentially sensitive memory or cause an application crash. (CVE-2017-7774)

Assertion error 'size() > n' :

An assertion error has been reported in graphite2. An attacker could possibly exploit this flaw to cause an application crash.
(CVE-2017-7775)

Solution

Run 'yum update graphite2' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2017-872.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102546

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-872.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/18/2017

Updated: 8/31/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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: cpe:2.3:o:amazon:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:graphite2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:graphite2-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:graphite2-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/17/2017

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2017-872