Debian DSA-1302-1 : freetype - integer overflow

medium Nessus Plugin ID 25464
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The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


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.


Upgrade the freetype package.

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 25464

File Name: debian_DSA-1302.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/12/2007

Updated: 1/4/2021

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: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: 6/10/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2754

DSA: 1302