Ubuntu 18.04 LTS : pango1.0 vulnerability (USN-3750-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 112084


The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.


Jeffrey M. discovered that Pango incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected gir1.2-pango-1.0, libpango-1.0-0 and / or libpango1.0-0 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112084

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3750-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/23

Modified: 2018/08/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:gir1.2-pango-1.0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libpango-1.0-0, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libpango1.0-0, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15120

USN: 3750-1