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Fedora 10 Update: freetype1-1.4-0.8.pre.fc10 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Port of freetype2 security fixes
Fedora Update Notification
2009-05-28 07:01:35

Name        : freetype1
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 1.4
Release     : 0.8.pre.fc10
URL         :
Summary     : Free TrueType font rendering engine, compatibility version
Description :
The FreeType engine is a free and portable TrueType font rendering engine,
developed to provide TrueType support for a variety of platforms and
environments. FreeType is a library which can open and manages font files as
well as efficiently load, hint and render individual glyphs. FreeType is not a
font server or a complete text-rendering library.
This package contains the obsolote version 1.x of FreeType for applications
which still need this old version. New applications should use the more
advanced FreeType 2.x library packaged as freetype.

Update Information:

Port of freetype2 security fixes

* Tue May 26 2009 Adam Jackson  1.4-0.8.pre
- cve-2006-1861.patch, cve-2007-2754.patch: Port of freetype2 fixes. (#502565)
* Tue Feb 24 2009 Fedora Release Engineering  - 1.4-0.7.pre
- Rebuilt for

  [ 1 ] Bug #502565 - CVE-2006-1861 CVE-2007-2754 Multiple freetype1 vulnerabilities [Fedora rawhide]

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update freetype1' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at

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