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

High Nessus Plugin ID 75844


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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)


Update the affected freetype2 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75844

File Name: suse_11_4_freetype2-110722.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#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, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libfreetype6-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libfreetype6-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.4

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/07/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0226