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Mandriva: Updated freetype2 packages fix vulnerability Print E-mail
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Mandrake iDefense integer overflows in the way freetype handled various font files. A malicious local user could exploit these issues to potentially
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                       MDKSA-2007:081-1
 Package : freetype2
 Date    : April 10, 2007
 Affected: 2007.1
 Problem Description:
 iDefense integer overflows in the way freetype handled various font
 files. A malicious local user could exploit these issues to potentially
 execute arbitrary code.
 Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


 Packages for Mandriva Linux 2007.1 are now available.

 Updated Packages:
 Mandriva Linux 2007.1:
 b6d65fcc62754bd1400e90efa49e6679  2007.1/i586/libfreetype6-2.3.1-3.1mdv2007.1.i586.rpm
 142d11543d5db9880c9db97b99595559  2007.1/i586/libfreetype6-devel-2.3.1-3.1mdv2007.1.i586.rpm
 bfc535d187f868751ed2460f3de01e53  2007.1/i586/libfreetype6-static-devel-2.3.1-3.1mdv2007.1.i586.rpm 
 81a51e662770f7d91ff92b6ae53211af  2007.1/SRPMS/freetype2-2.3.1-3.1mdv2007.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.1/X86_64:
 3323e12c0ac539c7bc6b7f6ead647f7e  2007.1/x86_64/lib64freetype6-2.3.1-3.1mdv2007.1.x86_64.rpm
 c9c6db8da9895b96eb074ffb09f2383e  2007.1/x86_64/lib64freetype6-devel-2.3.1-3.1mdv2007.1.x86_64.rpm
 87f48e86ee449bbba06fd0159c6c34af  2007.1/x86_64/lib64freetype6-static-devel-2.3.1-3.1mdv2007.1.x86_64.rpm 
 81a51e662770f7d91ff92b6ae53211af  2007.1/SRPMS/freetype2-2.3.1-3.1mdv2007.1.src.rpm

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact


 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
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