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MDKSA-2006:129: freetype2

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the freetype2 package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:129 (freetype2).

An additional overflow, similar to those corrected by patches for
CVE-2006-1861 was found in libfreetype. If a user loads a carefully
crafted font file with a program linked against FreeType, it could cause
the application to crash or execute arbitrary code as the user.
Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:129
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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