CentOS 8 : fribidi (CESA-2022:7514)

high Nessus Plugin ID 167158


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


The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2022:7514 advisory.

- fribidi: Stack based buffer overflow (CVE-2022-25308)

- fribidi: Heap-buffer-overflow in fribidi_cap_rtl_to_unicode (CVE-2022-25309)

- fribidi: SEGV in fribidi_remove_bidi_marks (CVE-2022-25310)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


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

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 167158

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2022-7514.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/9/2022

Updated: 10/5/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-25308


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8-stream, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:fribidi, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:fribidi-devel

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/8/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/1/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-25308, CVE-2022-25309, CVE-2022-25310

RHSA: 2022:7514