FreeBSD : pango -- remote DoS vulnerability (5a757a31-f98e-4bd4-8a85-f1c0f3409769)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117864


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


libpango in Pango 1.40.8 through 1.42.3, as used in hexchat and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted text with invalid Unicode sequences.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117864

File Name: freebsd_pkg_5a757a31f98e4bd48a85f1c0f3409769.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2018/10/02

Modified: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:pango, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/08/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15120

EDB-ID: 45263