Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 / 11.10 : freetype vulnerabilities (USN-1403-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 58444

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed BDF font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1126)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed BDF font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1127)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed TrueType font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1128)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed Type42 font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1129)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed PCF font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1130)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed TrueType font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1131)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed Type1 font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1132)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed BDF font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
(CVE-2012-1133)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed Type1 font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
(CVE-2012-1134)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed TrueType font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1135)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed BDF font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
(CVE-2012-1136)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed BDF font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1137)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed TrueType font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1138)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed BDF font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1139)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed PostScript font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1140)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed BDF font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1141)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed Windows FNT/FON font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1142)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1143)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed TrueType font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2012-1144).

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

Solution

Update the affected libfreetype6 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1403-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 58444

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1403-1.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/23/2012

Updated: 9/19/2019

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libfreetype6, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:-:lts

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/22/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/25/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1126, CVE-2012-1127, CVE-2012-1128, CVE-2012-1129, CVE-2012-1130, CVE-2012-1131, CVE-2012-1132, CVE-2012-1133, CVE-2012-1134, CVE-2012-1135, CVE-2012-1136, CVE-2012-1137, CVE-2012-1138, CVE-2012-1139, CVE-2012-1140, CVE-2012-1141, CVE-2012-1142, CVE-2012-1143, CVE-2012-1144

BID: 52318

USN: 1403-1