Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : freetype2 (MDKSA-2007:081-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 24947


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


iDefense integer overflows in the way freetype handled various font files. A malicious local user could exploit these issues to potentially execute arbitrary code.

Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Update :

Packages for Mandriva Linux 2007.1 are now available.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 24947

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-081.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 4/5/2007

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64freetype6, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64freetype6-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64freetype6-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libfreetype6, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libfreetype6-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libfreetype6-static-devel, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 4/10/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1351

MDKSA: 2007:081-1

CWE: 189