Debian DSA-1302-1 : freetype - integer overflow

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 25464

Synopsis

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

Description

A problem was discovered in freetype, a FreeType2 font engine, which could allow the execution of arbitrary code via an integer overflow in specially crafted TTF files.

Solution

Upgrade the freetype package.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.2.1-5+etch1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=425625

https://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1302

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 25464

File Name: debian_DSA-1302.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/06/12

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:freetype, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2007/06/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2754

DSA: 1302