SuSE9 Security Update : freetype2 (YOU Patch Number 12398)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 41294


The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


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.


Apply YOU patch number 12398.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 41294

File Name: suse9_12398.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/04/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0946

CWE: 189