SuSE 11 Security Update : freetype2 (SAT Patch Number 792)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 41393


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


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 SAT patch number 792.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 41393

File Name: suse_11_freetype2-090416.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2013/10/25

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:freetype2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:freetype2-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:freetype2-devel, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/04/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0946

CWE: 189