FreeBSD : FreeType 2 -- Heap overflow vulnerability (de2fab2d-0a37-11dc-aae2-00304881ac9a)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Integer signedness error in truetype/ttgload.c in Freetype 2.3.4 and
earlier might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a
crafted TTF image with a negative n_points value, which leads to an
integer overflow and heap-based buffer overflow.

See also :

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/freetype-devel/2007-04/msg00041.html
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2007-2754
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=240200
https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=112769
http://www.nessus.org/u?5ed7baff

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25306 (freebsd_pkg_de2fab2d0a3711dcaae200304881ac9a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2754

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