FreeBSD : freetype -- LWFN Files Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (b975763f-5210-11db-8f1a-000a48049292)

High Nessus Plugin ID 22503


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


SecurityTracker reports :

A vulnerability was reported in FreeType. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted font file that, when loaded by the target user's system, will trigger an integer underflow or integer overflow and crash the application or execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Chris Evans reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact: A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 22503

File Name: freebsd_pkg_b975763f521011db8f1a000a48049292.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 2006/10/05

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:freetype2, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/10/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/07/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0747, CVE-2006-1861, CVE-2006-3467

BID: 18034