Debian DSA-1334-1 : freetype - integer overflow

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 25743


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


A problem was discovered with 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 old stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.7-8.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 25743

File Name: debian_DSA-1334.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/07/23

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:3.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2754

DSA: 1334