SuSE 11.2 Security Update : freetype2 (SAT Patch Number 7232)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64144


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


This update fixes :

- OOB access in bdf_free_font() and _bdf_parse_glyphs() (CVE-2012-5668 / CVE-2012-5669) As well as the following non-security bugs :

- [bdf] Savannah bug #37905.

- 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

- [bdf] Fix Savannah bug #37906.

- src/bdf/bdflib.c (_bdf_parse_glyphs): Use correct array size for checking `glyph_enc'.


Apply SAT patch number 7232.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64144

File Name: suse_11_freetype2-130115.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/25

Modified: 2013/10/25

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: 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, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ft2demos, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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, CVE-2012-5669