SUSE SLES12 Security Update : freetype2 (SUSE-SU-2020:2998-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 143626

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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for freetype2 fixes the following issues :

CVE-2020-15999: fixed a heap buffer overflow found in the handling of embedded PNG bitmaps (bsc#1177914).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-9-2020-2998=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2020-2998=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-9-2020-2998=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-8-2020-2998=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2020-2998=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2020-2998=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP4-2020-2998=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP3-2020-2998=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2020-2998=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-2998=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-LTSS-2020-2998=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2020-2998=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-BCL-2020-2998=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2020-2998=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2020-2998=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-5-2020-2998=1

HPE Helion Openstack 8 :

zypper in -t patch HPE-Helion-OpenStack-8-2020-2998=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1177914

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15999/

http://www.nessus.org/u?4262263c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 143626

File Name: suse_SU-2020-2998-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/9/2020

Updated: 11/30/2021

Supported Sensors: 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 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:novell:suse_linux:freetype2-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ft2demos, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfreetype6, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfreetype6-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/22/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/3/2020

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 11/17/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15999