openSUSE Security Update : freetype2 (openSUSE-SU-2011:0852-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 75506
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This freetype2 update fixes sign extension problems and missing length checks.

This issue was used in one of the last jailbreakme exploits for Apple iPhone/iPad products. (CVE-2011-0226)

Solution

Update the affected freetype2 packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=704612

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-07/msg00040.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75506

File Name: suse_11_3_freetype2-110722.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:freetype2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:freetype2-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libfreetype6, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libfreetype6-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/22/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0226