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: 5/4/2016

Updated: 4/18/2018

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, 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: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: 5/3/2016

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2016-696