Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : freetype2 (MDVSA-2010:137)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in freetype2 :

Multiple integer underflows/overflows and heap buffer overflows was
discovered and fixed (CVE-2010-2497, CVE-2010-2498, CVE-2010-2499,
CVE-2010-2500, CVE-2010-2519).

A heap buffer overflow was discovered in the bytecode support. The
bytecode support is NOT enabled per default in Mandriva due to
previous patent claims, but packages by PLF is affected

Packages for 2008.0 and 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended
Maintenance Program. Please visit this link to learn more:

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48195 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-137.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 41663

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2497

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