AlmaLinux 8 : freetype (ALSA-2020:4952)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 157599

Synopsis

The remote AlmaLinux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote AlmaLinux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALSA-2020:4952 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

Update the affected freetype and / or freetype-devel packages.

See Also

https://errata.almalinux.org/8/ALSA-2020-4952.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 157599

File Name: alma_linux_ALSA-2020-4952.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2/9/2022

Updated: 2/14/2022

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:alma:linux:freetype, p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:freetype-devel, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AlmaLinux/release, Host/AlmaLinux/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

ALSA: 2020:4952

IAVA: 2020-A-0486-S