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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.70892
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu USN-1173-1 (libfreetype6)
Summary:Ubuntu USN-1173-1 (libfreetype6)
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing an update to libfreetype6
announced via advisory USN-1173-1.

Details:

It was discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed
Type 1 font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted
font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash or possibly
execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

Solution:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 11.04:
libfreetype6 2.4.4-1ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 10.10:
libfreetype6 2.4.2-2ubuntu0.2

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-1173-1

CVSS Score:
9.3

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:H/Au:NR/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-0226
http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/freetype-devel/2011-07/msg00015.html
http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/freetype-devel/2011-07/msg00014.html
http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/freetype-devel/2011-07/msg00020.html
http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/freetype-devel/2011-07/msg00026.html
http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/freetype-devel/2011-07/msg00028.html
http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/11/07/06/hackers_release_new_browser_based_ios_jailbreak_based_on_pdf_exploit.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2011//Jul/msg00000.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2011//Jul/msg00001.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/Security-announce/2011//Oct/msg00003.html
Debian Security Information: DSA-2294 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2294
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:120
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1085.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2011:0853 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-07/msg00016.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2011:0852 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-07/msg00015.html
BugTraq ID: 48619
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48619
http://secunia.com/advisories/45167
http://secunia.com/advisories/45224
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