openSUSE 10 Security Update : freetype2 (freetype2-1608)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27224


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Fixes for: CVE-2006-0747, CVE-2006-1054, CVE-2006-1861, CVE-2006-2493, CVE-2006-2661. This patch fixes a few integer overflows in freetype 2.
Without this patch it is possible to create font files which make freetype 2 crash.


Update the affected freetype2 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27224

File Name: suse_freetype2-1608.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/11/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:freetype2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:freetype2-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:freetype2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:freetype2-devel-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/06/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0747, CVE-2006-1861, CVE-2006-2661