FreeBSD : freetype2 -- execute arbitrary code or cause denial of service (5d374b01-c3ee-11e0-8aa5-485d60cb5385)

High Nessus Plugin ID 55822


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Vincent Danen reports :

Due to an error within the t1_decoder_parse_charstrings() function (src/psaux/t1decode.c) and can be exploited to corrupt memory by tricking a user into processing a specially crafted postscript Type1 font in an application that uses the freetype library.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 55822

File Name: freebsd_pkg_5d374b01c3ee11e08aa5485d60cb5385.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/08/12

Modified: 2014/08/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:freetype2, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2011/08/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/07/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0226