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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844664
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for freetype (USN-4593-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'freetype'; package(s) announced via the USN-4593-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'freetype'
package(s) announced via the USN-4593-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Sergei Glazunov discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain
malformed 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.

Affected Software/OS:
'freetype' package(s) on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
4.3

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-15999
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