Executive Summary

Summary
Title FreeType vulnerabilities
Informations
Name USN-4126-2 First vendor Publication 2019-09-09
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2019-09-09
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 6.8 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Detail

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM - Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

FreeType could be made to expose sensitive information if it opened a specially crafted font file.

Software Description: - freetype: FreeType 2 is a font engine library

Details:

USN-4126-1 fixed a vulnerability in FreeType. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

It was discovered that FreeType incorrectly handled certain font files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information. (CVE-2015-9381, CVE-2015-9382)

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that FreeType incorrectly handled certain font files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.
(CVE-2015-9383)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
libfreetype6 2.5.2-1ubuntu2.8+esm1

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
libfreetype6 2.4.8-1ubuntu2.7

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4126-2
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4126-1
CVE-2015-9381, CVE-2015-9382, CVE-2015-9383

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4126-2

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 55
Os 1

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Date Informations
2019-09-10 00:18:55
  • First insertion