Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : freetype2 (MDVSA-2009:243-2)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 41051


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Multiple integer overflows in FreeType 2.3.9 and earlier allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to large values in certain inputs in (1) smooth/ftsmooth.c, (2) sfnt/ttcmap.c, and (3) cff/cffload.c.

This update corrects the problem.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 41051

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-243.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/09/23

Modified: 2014/12/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64freetype6, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64freetype6-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64freetype6-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libfreetype6, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libfreetype6-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libfreetype6-static-devel, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0946

BID: 34550

MDVSA: 2009:243-2

CWE: 189