Amazon Linux AMI : freetype (ALAS-2012-66)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 69673

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple flaws were found in the way FreeType handled fonts in various formats. If a specially crafted font file was loaded by an application linked against FreeType, it could cause the application to crash.

Solution

Run 'yum update freetype' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2012-66.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 69673

File Name: ala_ALAS-2012-66.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/4/2013

Updated: 4/18/2018

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/30/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1126, CVE-2012-1134

ALAS: 2012-66

RHSA: 2012:0467