Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : freetype2 (MDVSA-2010:149)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in freetype2 :

Multiple stack overflow flaws have been reported in the way FreeType
font rendering engine processed certain CFF opcodes. An attacker could
use these flaws to create a specially crafted font file that, when
opened, would cause an application linked against libfreetype to
crash, or, possibly execute arbitrary code (CVE-2010-1797).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48319 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-149.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 42241

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1797

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