GLSA-201503-05 : FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 81690


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201503-05 (FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in FreeType. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker can cause Denial of Service.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All FreeType users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/freetype-2.5.5'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81690

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201503-05.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/09

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:freetype, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9656, CVE-2014-9657, CVE-2014-9658, CVE-2014-9659, CVE-2014-9660, CVE-2014-9661, CVE-2014-9662, CVE-2014-9663, CVE-2014-9664, CVE-2014-9665, CVE-2014-9666, CVE-2014-9667, CVE-2014-9668, CVE-2014-9669, CVE-2014-9670, CVE-2014-9671, CVE-2014-9672, CVE-2014-9673, CVE-2014-9674, CVE-2014-9675

GLSA: 201503-05