FreeBSD : graphite2 -- out-of-bounds write with malicious font (cf133acc-82e7-4755-a66a-5ddf90dacbe6)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99557


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Mozilla Foundation reports :

An out-of-bounds write in the Graphite 2 library triggered with a maliciously crafted Graphite font. This results in a potentially exploitable crash. This issue was fixed in the Graphite 2 library as well as Mozilla products.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99557

File Name: freebsd_pkg_cf133acc82e74755a66a5ddf90dacbe6.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Published: 2017/04/21

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

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:freebsd:freebsd:graphite2, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-c7-graphite2, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2017/04/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/04/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5436