CVE-2016-1521

NameCVE-2016-1521
DescriptionThe directrun function in directmachine.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 validate a certain skip operation, which allows 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3479-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
graphite2 (PTS)wheezy1.3.6-1~deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)1.3.10-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.3.10-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch1.3.10-1fixed
buster1.3.10-6fixed
sid1.3.10-8fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
graphite2source(unstable)1.3.5-1medium
graphite2sourcejessie1.3.5-1~deb8u1mediumDSA-3479-1
graphite2sourcewheezy1.3.5-1~deb7u1mediumDSA-3479-1

Notes

http://www.talosintel.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0058/
http://www.talosintel.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0061/
http://blog.talosintel.com/2016/02/vulnerability-spotlight-libgraphite.html

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