Scientific Linux Security Update : graphite2 on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 90393


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
graphite2 (1.3.6).

Security Fix(es) :

- Various vulnerabilities have been discovered in Graphite2. An attacker able to trick an unsuspecting user into opening specially crafted font files in an application using Graphite2 could exploit these flaws to cause the application to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the application.
(CVE-2016-1521, CVE-2016-1522, CVE-2016-1523, CVE-2016-1526)


Update the affected graphite2, graphite2-debuginfo and / or graphite2-devel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 90393

File Name: sl_20160406_graphite2_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/04/07

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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


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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/04/06

Reference Information

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