openSUSE 10 Security Update : freetype2 (freetype2-3701)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27227


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of freetype2 fixes an integer signedness bug when handling TTF images. This bug can lead to a heap overflow that can be exploited to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2007-2754)


Update the affected freetype2 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27227

File Name: suse_freetype2-3701.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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:10.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/06/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2754