F5 Networks BIG-IP : FreeType vulnerability (K46641512)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 147524
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Synopsis

The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.

Description

FreeType before 2.6.1 has a buffer over-read in skip_comment in psaux/psobjs.c because ps_parser_skip_PS_token is mishandled in an FT_New_Memory_Face operation. (CVE-2015-9382)

Impact

An attacker may be able to use a maliciously crafted file to create a buffer overflow and potentially expose small amounts of memory from the PostScript process.

Solution

Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K46641512.

See Also

https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K46641512

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 147524

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL46641512.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 3/10/2021

Updated: 7/22/2021

Dependencies: f5_bigip_detect.nbin

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_access_policy_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_advanced_firewall_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_acceleration_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_security_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_visibility_and_reporting, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_global_traffic_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_link_controller, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_local_traffic_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_policy_enforcement_manager, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/BIG-IP/hotfix, Host/BIG-IP/modules, Host/BIG-IP/version, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/22/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/3/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-9382