SuSE 11 / 11.1 Security Update : freetype2 (SAT Patch Numbers 2914 / 2919)

high Nessus Plugin ID 50905



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


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 SAT patch number 2914 / 2919 as appropriate.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 50905

File Name: suse_11_freetype2-100812.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/2/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, 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: 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

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