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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-1522: Security patch for graphite2 (ALAS-2016-696)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-1522: Security patch for graphite2 (ALAS-2016-696)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/12/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/03/2016
Modified
02/02/2018

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-graphite2

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-graphite2

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