Amazon Linux AMI : freetype (ALAS-2012-66)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

Multiple flaws were found in the way FreeType handled fonts in various
formats. If a specially crafted font file was loaded by an application
linked against FreeType, it could cause the application to crash.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?342de12c

Solution :

Run 'yum update freetype' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69673 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1126
CVE-2012-1134