Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : libfxt (cve_2011_3256_denial_of)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- FreeType 2 before 2.4.7, as used in CoreGraphics in
Apple iOS before 5, Mandriva Enterprise Server 5, and
possibly other products, allows remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service
(memory corruption) via a crafted font, a different
vulnerability than CVE-2011-0226. (CVE-2011-3256)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2011_3256_denial_of

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11.1.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80670 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3256

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