Amazon Linux 2 : freetype (ALAS-2020-1565)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 143583

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.

Description

The version of tested product installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALAS2-2020-1565 advisory.

- Heap buffer overflow in Freetype in Google Chrome prior to 86.0.4240.111 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (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

Run 'yum update freetype' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2020-1565.html

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 143583

File Name: al2_ALAS-2020-1565.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/9/2020

Updated: 11/30/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, 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: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:freetype, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:freetype-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:freetype-demos, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:freetype-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/8/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/20/2020

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 11/17/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15999

ALAS: 2020-1565