GLSA-200607-02 : FreeType: Multiple integer overflows

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200607-02
(FreeType: Multiple integer overflows)

Multiple integer overflows exist in a variety of files (bdf/bdflib.c,
sfnt/ttcmap.c, cff/cffgload.c, base/ftmac.c).

Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit these buffer overflows by enticing a
user to load a specially crafted font, which could result in the
execution of arbitrary code.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All FreeType users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/freetype-2.1.10-r2'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22009 (gentoo_GLSA-200607-02.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1861