openSUSE Security Update : freetype2 (openSUSE-2015-639)

high Nessus Plugin ID 86336
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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of the freetype2 library fixes two security issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2014-9745: Infinite loop in parse_encoding in t1load.c (bsc#945849)

- CVE-2014-9747: Use of uninitialized memory in ps_parser_load_field, t42_parse_font_matrix and t1_parse_font_matrix (bsc#947966)


Update the affected freetype2 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86336

File Name: openSUSE-2015-639.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/12/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:freetype2-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:freetype2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:freetype2-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ft2demos, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ft2demos-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ft2demos-debugsource, 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:13.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/1/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9745, CVE-2014-9747