SuSE 11.2 Security Update : freetype2 (SAT Patch Number 7232)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update fixes :

- OOB access in bdf_free_font() and _bdf_parse_glyphs()
(CVE-2012-5668 / CVE-2012-5669) As well as the following
non-security bugs :

- [bdf] Savannah bug #37905.

- src/bdf/bdflib.c (_bdf_parse_start): Reset `props_size'
to zero in case of allocation error; this value gets
used in a loop in

- [bdf] Fix Savannah bug #37906.

- src/bdf/bdflib.c (_bdf_parse_glyphs): Use correct array
size for checking `glyph_enc'.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=795826
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5668.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5669.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 7232.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64144 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5668
CVE-2012-5669

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