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Pardus: 2010-114: FreeType: Multiple Vulnerabilities Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Multiple vulnerabilities have been fixed in FreeType.
Pardus Linux Security Advisory 2010-114 
      Date: 2010-08-12
  Severity: 4
      Type: Remote

Multiple vulnerabilities have been fixed in FreeType.


Buffer  overflow errors   in   the   "cff_decoder_parse_charstrings()"
[src/cff/cffgload.c] function when processing Compact Font Format (CFF)
opcodes allows remote attackers to crash an affected application linked
against a vulnerable library, or execute arbitrary code via a malicious
font. Stack overflow vulnerability was found allow remote attarckers to
execute arbitrary code.

CVE-2010-2805, CVE-2010-2806, CVE-2010-2807, CVE-2010-2808:

Memory corruption flaws were found in the way FreeType  font  rendering
engine processed certain Adobe Type 1 Mac Font File  (LWFN)  fonts.  An
attacker could use this flaw to create a  specially-crafted  font  file
that, when opened, would cause an application linked against libfreetype
to crash, or, possibly execute arbitrary code.

Affected packages:

  Pardus 2009:
    freetype, all before 2.4.2-42-11

There are update(s) for freetype.  You  can  update  them  via  Package
Manager or with a single command from console:

    pisi up freetype


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