FreeBSD : graphite2 -- code execution vulnerability (8f10fa04-cf6a-11e5-96d6-14dae9d210b8)

High Nessus Plugin ID 88672

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

Talos reports :

- An exploitable denial of service vulnerability exists in the font handling of Libgraphite. A specially crafted font can cause an out-of-bounds read potentially resulting in an information leak or denial of service.

- A specially crafted font can cause a buffer overflow resulting in potential code execution.

- An exploitable NULL pointer dereference exists in the bidirectional font handling functionality of Libgraphite. A specially crafted font can cause a NULL pointer dereference resulting in a crash.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f9a7a2f7

https://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0061/

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2016-14/

http://www.nessus.org/u?c4f4ef0f

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88672

File Name: freebsd_pkg_8f10fa04cf6a11e596d614dae9d210b8.nasl

Version: 2.16

Type: local

Published: 2016/02/10

Updated: 2018/12/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:graphite2, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-thunderbird, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:silgraphite, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/02/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1521, CVE-2016-1522, CVE-2016-1523, CVE-2016-1526