SuSE 11.1 Security Update : freetype2 (SAT Patch Number 5491)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update of freetype2 fixes multiple security flaws that could
allow attackers to cause a denial of service or to execute arbitrary
code via specially crafted fonts. (CVE-2011-3256 / CVE-2011-3439)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=730124
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3256.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3439.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 5491.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57103 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3256
CVE-2011-3439

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