GLSA-201204-04 : FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 59620


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201204-04 (FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in FreeType. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted font, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All FreeType users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/freetype-2.4.9'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 59620

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201204-04.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/06/21

Modified: 2016/05/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:freetype, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/04/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1126, CVE-2012-1127, CVE-2012-1128, CVE-2012-1129, CVE-2012-1130, CVE-2012-1131, CVE-2012-1132, CVE-2012-1133, CVE-2012-1134, CVE-2012-1135, CVE-2012-1136, CVE-2012-1137, CVE-2012-1138, CVE-2012-1139, CVE-2012-1140, CVE-2012-1141, CVE-2012-1142, CVE-2012-1143, CVE-2012-1144

BID: 52318

OSVDB: 79872, 79873, 79874, 79875, 79876, 79877, 79878, 79880, 79881, 79882, 79883, 79884, 79885, 79886, 79887, 79888, 79889, 79890, 79891

GLSA: 201204-04