SuSE 10 Security Update : freetype2 (ZYPP Patch Number 8433)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64092


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


This update fixes :

- OOB access in bdf_free_font() (CVE-2012-5668) As well as non-security bugs :

- [bdf] Savannah bug #37905. o src/bdf/bdflib.c (_bdf_parse_start): Reset `props_size' to zero in case of allocation error; this value gets used in a loop in


Apply ZYPP patch number 8433.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64092

File Name: suse_freetype2-8433.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/25

Modified: 2013/01/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/01/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5668