Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : freetype2 (MDVSA-2011:120)
High Nessus Plugin ID 55695
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability was discovered and corrected in freetype2 :
Integer signedness error in psaux/t1decode.c in FreeType before 2.4.6, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted Type 1 font in a PDF document, as exploited in the wild in July 2011 (CVE-2011-0226).
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.