Amazon Linux AMI : freetype (ALAS-2011-08)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69567
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

The MITRE CVE database describes CVE-2011-3256 as :

FreeType 2 before 2.4.7, as used in CoreGraphics in Apple iOS before 5, Mandriva Enterprise Server 5, and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted font, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-0226.

Solution

Run 'yum upgrade freetype' to upgrade your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2011-8.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69567

File Name: ala_ALAS-2011-08.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/4/2013

Updated: 1/30/2015

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:amazon:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:freetype:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:freetype-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:freetype-demos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:freetype-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/31/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3256

RHSA: 2011:1402

ALAS: 2011-08