Debian DSA-3479-1 : graphite2 - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 88865

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the Graphite font rendering engine which might result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed font file is processed.

Solution

Upgrade the graphite2 packages.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.3.5-1~deb7u1.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.3.5-1~deb8u1.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/graphite2

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/graphite2

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3479

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88865

File Name: debian_DSA-3479.nasl

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/22/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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:debian:debian_linux:graphite2, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2/15/2016

Reference Information

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

DSA: 3479