Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : freetype2 (MDKSA-2006:129)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

An additional overflow, similar to those corrected by patches for
CVE-2006-1861 was found in libfreetype. If a user loads a carefully
crafted font file with a program linked against FreeType, it could
cause the application to crash or execute arbitrary code as the user.

Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23880 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-129.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3467

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