CVE-2016-1526

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2016-02-05
CWE:
CWE-125
Bugzilla:
1308590: CVE-2016-1526 graphite2: Out-of-bounds read vulnerability in TfUtil:LocaLookup
A vulnerability has 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.

Find out more about CVE-2016-1526 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (firefox) RHSA-2016:0695 2016-04-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (firefox) RHSA-2016:0695 2016-04-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (firefox) RHSA-2016:0695 2016-04-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (graphite2) RHSA-2016:0594 2016-04-05

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