Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : freetype2 (MDVSA-2008:121)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in FreeType's Printer Font
Binary (PFB) font-file format parser. If a user were to load a
carefully crafted font file with a program linked against FreeType, it
could cause the application to crash or potentially execute arbitrary
code (CVE-2008-1806, CVE-2008-1807, CVE-2008-1808).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent 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: 37537 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-121.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1806
CVE-2008-1807
CVE-2008-1808

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