Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : freetype2 (MDVSA-2011:177)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in freetype2 :

FreeType allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a
denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted font in a document
(CVE-2011-3439).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

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:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56910 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50643

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3439

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