Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : freetype2 (MDVSA-2011:120)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in freetype2 :

Integer signedness error in psaux/t1decode.c in FreeType before 2.4.6,
allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of
service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted Type 1
font in a PDF document, as exploited in the wild in July 2011
(CVE-2011-0226).

Packages for 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance
Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
http://store.mandriva.com/product_info.php?cPath=149 products_id=490

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55695 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48619

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0226

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