Amazon Linux AMI : t1lib (ALAS-2012-40)

High Nessus Plugin ID 69647

Synopsis

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

Description

Two heap-based buffer overflow flaws were found in the way t1lib processed Adobe Font Metrics (AFM) files. If a specially crafted font file was opened by an application linked against t1lib, it could cause the application to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2010-2642 , CVE-2011-0433)

An invalid pointer dereference flaw was found in t1lib. A specially crafted font file could, when opened, cause an application linked against t1lib to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2011-0764)

A use-after-free flaw was found in t1lib. A specially crafted font file could, when opened, cause an application linked against t1lib to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2011-1553)

An off-by-one flaw was found in t1lib. A specially crafted font file could, when opened, cause an application linked against t1lib to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2011-1554)

An out-of-bounds memory read flaw was found in t1lib. A specially crafted font file could, when opened, cause an application linked against t1lib to crash. (CVE-2011-1552)

Solution

Run 'yum update t1lib' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2012-40.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 69647

File Name: ala_ALAS-2012-40.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/09/04

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:t1lib, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:t1lib-apps, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:t1lib-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:t1lib-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:t1lib-static, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2642, CVE-2011-0764, CVE-2011-1552, CVE-2011-1553, CVE-2011-1554

ALAS: 2012-40

RHSA: 2012:0062