GLSA-201507-10 : t1utils: Arbitrary code execution

High Nessus Plugin ID 86081


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201507-10 (t1utils: Arbitrary code execution)

t1utils has a buffer overflow in the set_cs_start function in t1disasm.c.
Impact :

A remote attacker could cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted font file.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All t1utils users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-text/t1utils-1.39'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86081

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201507-10.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/09/23

Modified: 2015/09/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:t1utils, 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: 2015/07/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3905

BID: 74674

GLSA: 201507-10