ID CVE-2016-1522
Summary Code.cpp in Libgraphite in Graphite 2 1.2.4, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 43.0 and Firefox ESR 38.x before 38.6.1, does not consider recursive load calls during a size check, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Graphite smart font.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Fedora Project Fedora 23
    cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:23
  • Fedora 22
    cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:22
  • Mozilla Firefox ESR 38.5.2
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.5.2
  • Mozilla Firefox ESR 38.5.1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.5.1
  • Mozilla Firefox ESR 38.2.1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.2.1
  • Mozilla Firefox ESR 38.1.1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.1.1
  • Mozilla Firefox ESR 38.0.5
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.0.5
  • Mozilla Firefox ESR 38.0.1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox ESR 38.5.0
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.5.0
  • Mozilla Firefox ESR 38.4.0
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.4.0
  • Mozilla Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR) 38.3.0
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.3.0
  • Mozilla Firefox ESR 38.2.0
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.2.0
  • Mozilla Firefox ESR 38.1.0
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.1.0
  • Mozilla Firefox ESR 38.0
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.0
  • Mozilla Thunderbird 38.5.1
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:thunderbird:38.5.1
  • Mozilla Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR) 38.6.0
    cpe:2.3:a:mozilla:firefox_esr:38.6.0
  • Debian Linux 8.0 (Jessie)
    cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0
  • Debian Linux 7.0
    cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0
  • SIL Graphite2 1.2.4
    cpe:2.3:a:sil:graphite2:1.2.4
CVSS
Base: 9.3 (as of 04-08-2016 - 12:38)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-119
CAPEC
  • Buffer Overflow via Environment Variables
    This attack pattern involves causing a buffer overflow through manipulation of environment variables. Once the attacker finds that they can modify an environment variable, they may try to overflow associated buffers. This attack leverages implicit trust often placed in environment variables.
  • Overflow Buffers
    Buffer Overflow attacks target improper or missing bounds checking on buffer operations, typically triggered by input injected by an attacker. As a consequence, an attacker is able to write past the boundaries of allocated buffer regions in memory, causing a program crash or potentially redirection of execution as per the attackers' choice.
  • Client-side Injection-induced Buffer Overflow
    This type of attack exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in targeted client software through injection of malicious content from a custom-built hostile service.
  • Filter Failure through Buffer Overflow
    In this attack, the idea is to cause an active filter to fail by causing an oversized transaction. An attacker may try to feed overly long input strings to the program in an attempt to overwhelm the filter (by causing a buffer overflow) and hoping that the filter does not fail securely (i.e. the user input is let into the system unfiltered).
  • MIME Conversion
    An attacker exploits a weakness in the MIME conversion routine to cause a buffer overflow and gain control over the mail server machine. The MIME system is designed to allow various different information formats to be interpreted and sent via e-mail. Attack points exist when data are converted to MIME compatible format and back.
  • Overflow Binary Resource File
    An attack of this type exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in the handling of binary resources. Binary resources may include music files like MP3, image files like JPEG files, and any other binary file. These attacks may pass unnoticed to the client machine through normal usage of files, such as a browser loading a seemingly innocent JPEG file. This can allow the attacker access to the execution stack and execute arbitrary code in the target process. This attack pattern is a variant of standard buffer overflow attacks using an unexpected vector (binary files) to wrap its attack and open up a new attack vector. The attacker is required to either directly serve the binary content to the victim, or place it in a locale like a MP3 sharing application, for the victim to download. The attacker then is notified upon the download or otherwise locates the vulnerability opened up by the buffer overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow via Symbolic Links
    This type of attack leverages the use of symbolic links to cause buffer overflows. An attacker can try to create or manipulate a symbolic link file such that its contents result in out of bounds data. When the target software processes the symbolic link file, it could potentially overflow internal buffers with insufficient bounds checking.
  • Overflow Variables and Tags
    This type of attack leverages the use of tags or variables from a formatted configuration data to cause buffer overflow. The attacker crafts a malicious HTML page or configuration file that includes oversized strings, thus causing an overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow via Parameter Expansion
    In this attack, the target software is given input that the attacker knows will be modified and expanded in size during processing. This attack relies on the target software failing to anticipate that the expanded data may exceed some internal limit, thereby creating a buffer overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow in an API Call
    This attack targets libraries or shared code modules which are vulnerable to buffer overflow attacks. An attacker who has access to an API may try to embed malicious code in the API function call and exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in the function's implementation. All clients that make use of the code library thus become vulnerable by association. This has a very broad effect on security across a system, usually affecting more than one software process.
  • Buffer Overflow in Local Command-Line Utilities
    This attack targets command-line utilities available in a number of shells. An attacker can leverage a vulnerability found in a command-line utility to escalate privilege to root.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
nessus via4
  • NASL family Gentoo Local Security Checks
    NASL id GENTOO_GLSA-201701-63.NASL
    description The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-63 (Graphite: Multiple vulnerabilities) Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Graphite. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details. Impact : A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive information. Workaround : There is no known workaround at this time.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2017-01-25
    plugin id 96749
    published 2017-01-25
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=96749
    title GLSA-201701-63 : Graphite: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2016-0594.NASL
    description An update for graphite2 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section. Graphite2 is a project within SIL's Non-Roman Script Initiative and Language Software Development groups to provide rendering capabilities for complex non-Roman writing systems. Graphite can be used to create 'smart fonts' capable of displaying writing systems with various complex behaviors. With respect to the Text Encoding Model, Graphite handles the 'Rendering' aspect of writing system implementation. The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version: graphite2 (1.3.6). Security Fix(es) : * Various vulnerabilities have been 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. (CVE-2016-1521, CVE-2016-1522, CVE-2016-1523, CVE-2016-1526)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 90368
    published 2016-04-07
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=90368
    title CentOS 7 : graphite2 (CESA-2016:0594)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2016-0197.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2016:0197 : Updated firefox packages that fix multiple security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox. Multiple security flaws were found in the graphite2 font library shipped with Firefox. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2016-1521, CVE-2016-1522, CVE-2016-1523) All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain Firefox version 38.6.1 ESR, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 88781
    published 2016-02-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88781
    title Oracle Linux 5 / 6 / 7 : firefox (ELSA-2016-0197)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20160216_FIREFOX_ON_SL5_X.NASL
    description Multiple security flaws were found in the graphite2 font library shipped with Firefox. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2016-1521, CVE-2016-1522, CVE-2016-1523) After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-28
    plugin id 88796
    published 2016-02-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88796
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : firefox on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2016-0197.NASL
    description Updated firefox packages that fix multiple security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox. Multiple security flaws were found in the graphite2 font library shipped with Firefox. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2016-1521, CVE-2016-1522, CVE-2016-1523) All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain Firefox version 38.6.1 ESR, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 88762
    published 2016-02-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88762
    title CentOS 5 / 6 / 7 : firefox (CESA-2016:0197)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2016-0258.NASL
    description An updated thunderbird package that fixes multiple security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client. Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2016-1930, CVE-2016-1935) Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Bob Clary, Christian Holler, Nils Ohlmeier, Gary Kwong, Jesse Ruderman, Carsten Book, Randell Jesup, and Aki Helin as the original reporters of these issues. For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security advisories for Thunderbird 38.6.0. You can find a link to the Mozilla advisories in the References section of this erratum. All Thunderbird users should upgrade to this updated package, which contains Thunderbird version 38.6.0, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Thunderbird must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 88844
    published 2016-02-19
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88844
    title CentOS 5 / 6 / 7 : thunderbird (CESA-2016:0258)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2902-1.NASL
    description Yves Younan discovered that graphite2 incorrectly handled certain malformed fonts. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially- crafted font file, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause graphite2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 88837
    published 2016-02-18
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88837
    title Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : graphite2 vulnerabilities (USN-2902-1)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2016-4154A4D0BA.NASL
    description Security fix for CVE-2016-1521, CVE-2016-1522, CVE-2016-1523 and CVE-2016-1526 Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-10-18
    plugin id 89525
    published 2016-03-04
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=89525
    title Fedora 23 : graphite2-1.3.5-1.fc23 (2016-4154a4d0ba)
  • NASL family FreeBSD Local Security Checks
    NASL id FREEBSD_PKG_8F10FA04CF6A11E596D614DAE9D210B8.NASL
    description Talos reports : - An exploitable denial of service vulnerability exists in the font handling of Libgraphite. A specially crafted font can cause an out-of-bounds read potentially resulting in an information leak or denial of service. - A specially crafted font can cause a buffer overflow resulting in potential code execution. - An exploitable NULL pointer dereference exists in the bidirectional font handling functionality of Libgraphite. A specially crafted font can cause a NULL pointer dereference resulting in a crash.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-19
    plugin id 88672
    published 2016-02-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88672
    title FreeBSD : graphite2 -- code execution vulnerability (8f10fa04-cf6a-11e5-96d6-14dae9d210b8)
  • NASL family Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ALA_ALAS-2016-696.NASL
    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.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-04-18
    plugin id 90865
    published 2016-05-04
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=90865
    title Amazon Linux AMI : graphite2 (ALAS-2016-696)
  • NASL family Gentoo Local Security Checks
    NASL id GENTOO_GLSA-201701-35.NASL
    description The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-35 (Mozilla SeaMonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities) Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mozilla SeaMonkey. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details. Impact : A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive information. Workaround : There is no known workaround at this time.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2017-01-24
    plugin id 96515
    published 2017-01-16
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=96515
    title GLSA-201701-35 : Mozilla SeaMonkey: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2016-0258.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2016:0258 : An updated thunderbird package that fixes multiple security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client. Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2016-1930, CVE-2016-1935) Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Bob Clary, Christian Holler, Nils Ohlmeier, Gary Kwong, Jesse Ruderman, Carsten Book, Randell Jesup, and Aki Helin as the original reporters of these issues. For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security advisories for Thunderbird 38.6.0. You can find a link to the Mozilla advisories in the References section of this erratum. All Thunderbird users should upgrade to this updated package, which contains Thunderbird version 38.6.0, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Thunderbird must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 88856
    published 2016-02-19
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88856
    title Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : thunderbird (ELSA-2016-0258)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20160406_GRAPHITE2_ON_SL7_X.NASL
    description The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version: graphite2 (1.3.6). Security Fix(es) : - Various vulnerabilities have been 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. (CVE-2016-1521, CVE-2016-1522, CVE-2016-1523, CVE-2016-1526)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-28
    plugin id 90393
    published 2016-04-07
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=90393
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : graphite2 on SL7.x x86_64
  • NASL family Huawei Local Security Checks
    NASL id EULEROS_SA-2016-1013.NASL
    description According to the versions of the graphite2 package installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities : - Various vulnerabilities have been 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. (CVE-2016-1521, CVE-2016-1522, CVE-2016-1523, CVE-2016-1526) 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.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-14
    plugin id 99776
    published 2017-05-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99776
    title EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : graphite2 (EulerOS-SA-2016-1013)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2016-0258.NASL
    description An updated thunderbird package that fixes multiple security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client. Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2016-1930, CVE-2016-1935) Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Bob Clary, Christian Holler, Nils Ohlmeier, Gary Kwong, Jesse Ruderman, Carsten Book, Randell Jesup, and Aki Helin as the original reporters of these issues. For technical details regarding these flaws, refer to the Mozilla security advisories for Thunderbird 38.6.0. You can find a link to the Mozilla advisories in the References section of this erratum. All Thunderbird users should upgrade to this updated package, which contains Thunderbird version 38.6.0, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Thunderbird must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-27
    plugin id 88859
    published 2016-02-19
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88859
    title RHEL 5 / 6 / 7 : thunderbird (RHSA-2016:0258)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2016-0197.NASL
    description Updated firefox packages that fix multiple security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser. XULRunner provides the XUL Runtime environment for Mozilla Firefox. Multiple security flaws were found in the graphite2 font library shipped with Firefox. A web page containing malicious content could cause Firefox to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Firefox. (CVE-2016-1521, CVE-2016-1522, CVE-2016-1523) All Firefox users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain Firefox version 38.6.1 ESR, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Firefox must be restarted for the changes to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-27
    plugin id 88789
    published 2016-02-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88789
    title RHEL 5 / 6 / 7 : firefox (RHSA-2016:0197)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2016-0594.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2016:0594 : An update for graphite2 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section. Graphite2 is a project within SIL's Non-Roman Script Initiative and Language Software Development groups to provide rendering capabilities for complex non-Roman writing systems. Graphite can be used to create 'smart fonts' capable of displaying writing systems with various complex behaviors. With respect to the Text Encoding Model, Graphite handles the 'Rendering' aspect of writing system implementation. The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version: graphite2 (1.3.6). Security Fix(es) : * Various vulnerabilities have been 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. (CVE-2016-1521, CVE-2016-1522, CVE-2016-1523, CVE-2016-1526)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 90384
    published 2016-04-07
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=90384
    title Oracle Linux 7 : graphite2 (ELSA-2016-0594)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2016-338A7E9925.NASL
    description Unspecified security fixes ---- Security fix for CVE-2016-1521, CVE-2016-1522, CVE-2016-1523 and CVE-2016-1526 Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-10-18
    plugin id 91060
    published 2016-05-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91060
    title Fedora 22 : graphite2-1.3.6-1.fc22 (2016-338a7e9925)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-3479.NASL
    description Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the Graphite font rendering engine which might result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed font file is processed.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 88865
    published 2016-02-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88865
    title Debian DSA-3479-1 : graphite2 - security update
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2016-0594.NASL
    description An update for graphite2 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section. Graphite2 is a project within SIL's Non-Roman Script Initiative and Language Software Development groups to provide rendering capabilities for complex non-Roman writing systems. Graphite can be used to create 'smart fonts' capable of displaying writing systems with various complex behaviors. With respect to the Text Encoding Model, Graphite handles the 'Rendering' aspect of writing system implementation. The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version: graphite2 (1.3.6). Security Fix(es) : * Various vulnerabilities have been 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. (CVE-2016-1521, CVE-2016-1522, CVE-2016-1523, CVE-2016-1526)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 90387
    published 2016-04-07
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=90387
    title RHEL 7 : graphite2 (RHSA-2016:0594)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2016-349.NASL
    description This update for graphite2 fixes the following issues : - CVE-2016-1521: The directrun function in directmachine.cpp in Libgraphite did not validate a certain skip operation, which allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code, obtain sensitive information, or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted Graphite smart font. - CVE-2016-1522: Code.cpp in Libgraphite did not consider recursive load calls during a size check, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Graphite smart font. - CVE-2016-1523: The SillMap::readFace function in FeatureMap.cpp in Libgraphite mishandled a return value, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (missing initialization, NULL pointer dereference, and application crash) via a crafted Graphite smart font. - CVE-2016-1526: The TtfUtil:LocaLookup function in TtfUtil.cpp in Libgraphite incorrectly validated a size value, which allowed remote attackers to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted Graphite smart font.
    last seen 2019-02-21
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    plugin id 89975
    published 2016-03-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=89975
    title openSUSE Security Update : graphite2 (openSUSE-2016-349)
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2016:0197
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2016:0258
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2016:0594
rpms
  • firefox-0:38.6.1-1.el5_11
  • firefox-0:38.6.1-1.el6_7
  • firefox-0:38.6.1-1.el7_2
  • thunderbird-0:38.6.0-1.el5_11
  • thunderbird-0:38.6.0-1.el6_7
  • thunderbird-0:38.6.0-1.el7_2
  • graphite2-0:1.3.6-1.el7_2
  • graphite2-devel-0:1.3.6-1.el7_2
refmap via4
bid 82991
confirm
debian DSA-3479
fedora
  • FEDORA-2016-338a7e9925
  • FEDORA-2016-4154a4d0ba
gentoo
  • GLSA-201701-35
  • GLSA-201701-63
misc http://blog.talosintel.com/2016/02/vulnerability-spotlight-libgraphite.html
suse openSUSE-SU-2016:0791
ubuntu USN-2902-1
talos via4
Last major update 05-12-2016 - 22:06
Published 12-02-2016 - 21:59
Last modified 30-06-2017 - 21:29
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