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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871704
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for fontconfig RHSA-2016:2601-02
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'fontconfig'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'fontconfig'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Fontconfig is designed to locate fonts
within the system and select them according to requirements specified by
applications.

Security Fix(es):

* 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)

Red Hat would like to thank Tobias Stoeckmann for reporting this issue.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 7.3 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Affected Software/OS:
fontconfig on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
4.6

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-5384
BugTraq ID: 92339
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92339
Debian Security Information: DSA-3644 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3644
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/6CJ45VRAMCIISHOVKFVOQYQUSTUJP7FC/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/GGOS4YYB7UYAWX5AEXJZHDIX4ZMSXSW5/
https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/fontconfig/2016-August/005792.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2016:2601
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2601.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3063-1
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2016 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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