CentOS Update for frysk CESA-2011:1327 centos4 x86_64

Published: 2012-07-30 11:49:36
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'frysk' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Affected Versions:
frysk on CentOS 4

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Packages.

Technical Details:
frysk is an execution-analysis technology implemented using native Java and C++. It provides developers and system administrators with the ability to examine and analyze multi-host, multi-process, and multithreaded systems while they are running. frysk is released as a Technology Preview for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. A buffer overflow flaw was found in HarfBuzz, an OpenType text shaping engine used in the embedded Pango library. If a frysk application were used to debug or trace a process that uses HarfBuzz while it loaded a specially-crafted font file, it could cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2011-3193) Users of frysk are advised to upgrade to this updated Linux Distribution Package, which contains a backported patch to correct this issue. All running frysk applications must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-3193

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2011-September/018073.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2012-07-30
Modified
2019-03-15
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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