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VPR Score: 5.9
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionMultiple vulnerabilities were discovered in FreeType's Printer Font Binary (PFB) font-file format parser. If a user were to load a carefully crafted font file with a program linked against FreeType, it could cause the application to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code (CVE-2008-1806, CVE-2008-1807, CVE-2008-1808).
The updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.