EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : fontconfig (EulerOS-SA-2016-1077)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99837
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the fontconfig packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- It was found that cache files were insufficiently validated in fontconfig. A local attacker could create a specially crafted cache file to trigger arbitrary free() calls, which in turn could lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2016-5384)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected fontconfig package.