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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200705-02
(FreeType: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
Greg MacManus of iDefense Labs has discovered an integer overflow in
the function bdfReadCharacters() when parsing BDF fonts.
A remote attacker could entice a user to use a specially crafted BDF
font, possibly resulting in a heap-based buffer overflow and the remote
execution of arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All FreeType users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/freetype-2.1.10-r3'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 25132 (gentoo_GLSA-200705-02.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 23283
CVE ID: CVE-2007-1351
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