openSUSE 10 Security Update : freetype2 (freetype2-3066)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27226


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of freetype2 fixes an integer overflow in the BDF font parsing code. This bug can be exploited only with user assistance to potentially execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2007-1351)


Update the affected freetype2 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27226

File Name: suse_freetype2-3066.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 8.5

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

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, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/04/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1351

CWE: 189