Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : freetype2 (MDKSA-2007:121)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 25515
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Synopsis

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

Description

An integer overflow vulnerability was discovered in the way the FreeType font engine processed TTF files. If a user were to load a special font file with a program linked against freetype, it could cause the application to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code as the user running the program.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 25515

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-121.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 6/14/2007

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC: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, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/13/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2754

BID: 24074

MDKSA: 2007:121