GLSA-201201-09 : FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 57651

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201201-09 (FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in FreeType. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted font, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All FreeType users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/freetype-2.4.8'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201201-09

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57651

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201201-09.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 2012/01/24

Updated: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:freetype, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/01/23

Exploitable With

CANVAS (White_Phosphorus)

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1797, CVE-2010-2497, CVE-2010-2498, CVE-2010-2499, CVE-2010-2500, CVE-2010-2519, CVE-2010-2520, CVE-2010-2527, CVE-2010-2541, CVE-2010-2805, CVE-2010-2806, CVE-2010-2807, CVE-2010-2808, CVE-2010-3053, CVE-2010-3054, CVE-2010-3311, CVE-2010-3814, CVE-2010-3855, CVE-2011-0226, CVE-2011-3256, CVE-2011-3439

BID: 41663, 42151, 42241, 42285, 42621, 42624, 43700, 44214, 44643, 48619, 50155, 50643

GLSA: 201201-09