SuSE9 Security Update : freetype2 (YOU Patch Number 12630)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update of freetype2 fixes several vulnerabilities that could lead
to remote system compromise by executing arbitrary code with user
privileges :

- stack-based buffer overflow while processing CFF
opcodes. (CVE-2010-1797)

- integer underflow. (CVE-2010-2497)

- invalid free. (CVE-2010-2498)

- buffer overflow. (CVE-2010-2499)

- integer overflow. (CVE-2010-2500)

- heap buffer overflow. (CVE-2010-2519)

- heap buffer overflow. (CVE-2010-2520)

- buffer overflows in the freetype demo. (CVE-2010-2527)

- buffer overflow in ftmulti demo program. (CVE-2010-2541)

- improper bounds checking. (CVE-2010-2805)

- improper bounds checking. (CVE-2010-2806)

- improper type comparisons. (CVE-2010-2807)

- memory corruption flaw by processing certain LWFN fonts.
(CVE-2010-2808)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-1797.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2497.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2498.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2499.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2500.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2519.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2520.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2527.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2541.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2805.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2806.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2807.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2808.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12630.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

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