openSUSE Security Update : freetype2 (freetype2-794)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 39965
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

Freetype was updated to fix some integer overflows that can be exploited remotely in conjunction with programs like a web-browser.
(CVE-2009-0946) Thanks to Tavis Ormandy who found the bugs.

Solution

Update the affected freetype2 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=485889

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 39965

File Name: suse_11_0_freetype2-090417.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/21/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/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:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/17/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0946

CWE: 189