FreeBSD : FreeType 2 -- Heap overflow vulnerability (de2fab2d-0a37-11dc-aae2-00304881ac9a)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 25306
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The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Integer signedness error in truetype/ttgload.c in Freetype 2.3.4 and earlier might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TTF image with a negative n_points value, which leads to an integer overflow and heap-based buffer overflow.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 25306

File Name: freebsd_pkg_de2fab2d0a3711dcaae200304881ac9a.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Published: 5/25/2007

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 5/24/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/27/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2754