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CVE-2016-5384 Detail

Current Description

fontconfig before 2.12.1 does not validate offsets, which allows local users to trigger arbitrary free calls and consequently conduct double free attacks and execute arbitrary code via a crafted cache file.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2601.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3644 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92339
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3063-1
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/fontconfig/commit/?id=7a4a5bd7897d216f0794ca9dbce0a4a5c9d14940 Patch
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/ Third Party Advisory
https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/fontconfig/2016-August/005792.html Release Notes

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-415 Double Free NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:fontconfig_project:fontconfig:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.12

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5384
NVD Published Date:
08/12/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/17/2017