openSUSE Security Update : freetype2 (openSUSE-SU-2010:0549-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 48753


New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of freetype2 fixes several vulnerabilities that could lead to remote system compromise by executing arbitrary code with user privileges :

- CVE-2010-1797: stack-based buffer overflow while processing CFF opcodes

- CVE-2010-2497: integer underflow

- CVE-2010-2498: invalid free

- CVE-2010-2499: buffer overflow

- CVE-2010-2500: integer overflow

- CVE-2010-2519: heap buffer overflow

- CVE-2010-2520: heap buffer overflow

- CVE-2010-2527: buffer overflows in the freetype demo

- CVE-2010-2541: buffer overflow in ftmulti demo program

- CVE-2010-2805: improper bounds checking

- CVE-2010-2806: improper bounds checking

- CVE-2010-2807: improper type comparisons

- CVE-2010-2808: memory corruption flaw by processing certain LWFN fonts


Update the affected freetype2 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 48753

File Name: suse_11_1_freetype2-100812.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/26/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/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:11.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/12/2010

Exploitable With

CANVAS (White_Phosphorus)

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1797, CVE-2010-2497, CVE-2010-2498, CVE-2010-2499, CVE-2010-2500, CVE-2010-2519, CVE-2010-2520, CVE-2010-2527, CVE-2010-2541, CVE-2010-2805, CVE-2010-2806, CVE-2010-2807, CVE-2010-2808