Amazon Linux AMI : graphite2 (ALAS-2016-696)

High Nessus Plugin ID 90865

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

Several vulnerabilities were 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.

Solution

Run 'yum update graphite2' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2016-696.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 90865

File Name: ala_ALAS-2016-696.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/05/04

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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:amazon:linux:graphite2, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:graphite2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:graphite2-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/05/03

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2016-696