SUSE SLES11 Security Update : freetype2 (SUSE-SU-2016:1149-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update of the freetype2 library fixes two security issues :

- An infinite loop in parse_encoding in t1load.c
(CVE-2014-9745, bsc#945849)

- Use of uninitialized memory in ps_parser_load_field,
t42_parse_font_matrix and t1_parse_font_matrix
(CVE-2014-9747, bsc#947966)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/945849
https://bugzilla.suse.com/947966
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9745.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9747.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?9118da5b

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-freetype2-12528=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-freetype2-12528=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-freetype2-12528=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90758 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9745
CVE-2014-9747

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