SuSE9 Security Update : freetype2 (YOU Patch Number 12398)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Freetype was updated to fix some integer overflows that can be
exploited remotely in conjunction with programs like a web-browser.
(CVE-2009-0946) Thanks to Tavis Ormandy who found the bugs.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0946.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12398.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41294 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0946

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