Scientific Linux Security Update : graphite2 on SL7.x x86_64 (20160406)

high Nessus Plugin ID 90393

Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?07487145

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 90393

File Name: sl_20160406_graphite2_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/7/2016

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: 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:fermilab:scientific_linux:graphite2, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:graphite2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:graphite2-devel, 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: 4/6/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/13/2016

Reference Information

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