Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Multiple flaws were discovered in the PFB and TTF font handling code
in freetype. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted
font file, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user
privileges or cause the application linked against freetype to crash,
leading to a denial of service.
Update the affected freetype2-demos, libfreetype6 and / or
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 37738 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1806CVE-2008-1807CVE-2008-1808
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