Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS : FreeType vulnerability (USN-4593-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 141615

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-4593-1 advisory. Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4593-1

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 141615

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4593-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/20/2020

Updated: 11/30/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-15999

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04:-:lts, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:freetype2-demos, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libfreetype-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libfreetype6, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libfreetype6-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libfreetype6-udeb

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/20/2020

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 11/17/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15999

USN: 4593-1