FreeBSD : freetype2 -- heap buffer overlfow (458df97f-1440-11eb-aaec-e0d55e2a8bf9)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 141844

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Synopsis

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

Description

The freetype project reports :

A heap buffer overflow has been found in the handling of embedded PNG bitmaps, introduced in FreeType version 2.6.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://sourceforge.net/projects/freetype/files/freetype2/2.10.4/

http://www.nessus.org/u?dea85915

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 141844

File Name: freebsd_pkg_458df97f144011ebaaece0d55e2a8bf9.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 10/23/2020

Updated: 11/30/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

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:freebsd:freebsd:freetype2, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/22/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/20/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15999