RHEL 8 : freetype (RHSA-2020:4950)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 142470

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2020:4950 advisory.

- freetype: Heap-based buffer overflow due to integer truncation in Load_SBit_Png (CVE-2020-15999)

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 freetype and / or freetype-devel packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/122.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/190.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15999

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:4950

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1890210

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 142470

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-4950.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/5/2020

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:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.1, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:freetype, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:freetype-devel

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/5/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/20/2020

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 11/17/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15999

RHSA: 2020:4950

IAVA: 2020-A-0486-S

CWE: 122, 190