SuSE 10 Security Update : freetype2 (ZYPP Patch Number 7121)

high Nessus Plugin ID 49854



The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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

- stack-based buffer overflow while processing CFF opcodes. (CVE-2010-1797)

- integer underflow. (CVE-2010-2497)

- invalid free. (CVE-2010-2498)

- buffer overflow. (CVE-2010-2499)

- integer overflow. (CVE-2010-2500)

- heap buffer overflow. (CVE-2010-2519)

- heap buffer overflow. (CVE-2010-2520)

- buffer overflows in the freetype demo. (CVE-2010-2527)

- buffer overflow in ftmulti demo program. (CVE-2010-2541)

- improper bounds checking. (CVE-2010-2805)

- improper bounds checking. (CVE-2010-2806)

- improper type comparisons. (CVE-2010-2807)

- memory corruption flaw by processing certain LWFN fonts.


Apply ZYPP patch number 7121.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 49854

File Name: suse_freetype2-7121.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/11/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

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