Slackware 14.0 / 14.1 / 14.2 / current : freetype (SSA:2020-294-01)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 141673

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New freetype packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix security issues.

Solution

Update the affected freetype package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7cf82db4

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 141673

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2020-294-01.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 10/21/2020

Updated: 11/30/2021

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 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: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:freetype, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/3/2020

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 11/17/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15999

SSA: 2020-294-01