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MDKSA-2006:129: freetype2 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the freetype2 package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
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
Threat Level: High
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