Amazon Linux AMI : freetype (ALAS-2012-66)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 69673


The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.


Multiple flaws were found in the way FreeType handled fonts in various formats. If a specially crafted font file was loaded by an application linked against FreeType, it could cause the application to crash.


Run 'yum update freetype' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 69673

File Name: ala_ALAS-2012-66.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/4/2013

Updated: 4/18/2018

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:freetype, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:freetype-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:freetype-demos, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:freetype-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/30/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1126, CVE-2012-1134

ALAS: 2012-66

RHSA: 2012:0467