openSUSE Security Update : freetype2 (openSUSE-SU-2011:0852-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This freetype2 update fixes sign extension problems and missing length
checks.

This issue was used in one of the last jailbreakme exploits for Apple
iPhone/iPad products. (CVE-2011-0226)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-07/msg00040.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=704612

Solution :

Update the affected freetype2 packages.

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: 75844 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0226

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