SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for freetype2 fixes the following issues: Security issue fixed :
- CVE-2016-10244: The parse_charstrings function in type1/t1load.c did not ensure that a font contains a glyph name, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file (bsc#1028103).
- CVE-2017-8105: Fixed an out-of-bounds write caused by a heap-based buffer overflow related to the t1_decoder_parse_charstrings function in psaux/t1decode.ca (bsc#1035807)
- CVE-2017-8287: an out-of-bounds write caused by a heap-based buffer overflow related to the t1_builder_close_contour function in psaux/psobjs.c (bsc#1036457)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-freetype2-13472=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-freetype2-13472=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-freetype2-13472=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.
File Name: suse_SU-2018-0462-1.nasl
Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent
Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C
Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C
CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:freetype2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ft2demos, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11
Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list
Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available
Patch Publication Date: 2/16/2018
Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/6/2017