Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed BDF font files. If a user were tricked into using a
specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to
crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
Update the affected libfreetype6 package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false