Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 9.04 / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS : freetype vulnerabilities (USN-963-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Robert ÅwiÄcki discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed font files. If a user were tricked into using a
specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary
code with user privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected freetype2-demos, libfreetype6 and / or
libfreetype6-dev packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 47778 ()

Bugtraq ID: 41663
60750

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2498
CVE-2010-2499
CVE-2010-2500
CVE-2010-2519
CVE-2010-2520
CVE-2010-2527