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Mandriva: 2010:235: freetype2 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in freetype2: An error exists in the "ft_var_readpackedpoints()" function in src/truetype/ttgxvar.c when processing TrueType GX fonts and can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2010:235
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : freetype2
 Date    : November 16, 2010
 Affected: Corporate 4.0
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 Problem Description:

 Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in freetype2:
 
 An error exists in the "ft_var_readpackedpoints()" function in
 src/truetype/ttgxvar.c when processing TrueType GX fonts and can
 be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially
 crafted font (CVE-2010-3855).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3855
 http://secunia.com/advisories/41738
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Corporate 4.0:
 8fda305a5fae4aefca37ba2830b1a345  corporate/4.0/i586/libfreetype6-2.1.10-9.14.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
 2b33f336eaa4105112adbac8780c7be1  corporate/4.0/i586/libfreetype6-devel-2.1.10-9.14.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm
 129a3208e9f5c6a1c10660930736bb5c  corporate/4.0/i586/libfreetype6-static-devel-2.1.10-9.14.20060mlcs4.i586.rpm 
 08ee97b65dff2197555a55ffb8aabcde  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/freetype2-2.1.10-9.14.20060mlcs4.src.rpm

 Corporate 4.0/X86_64:
 c19152256818aff210dde26c75e588d7  corporate/4.0/x86_64/lib64freetype6-2.1.10-9.14.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
 ee453b7d6affc8830283e5f2366edf72  corporate/4.0/x86_64/lib64freetype6-devel-2.1.10-9.14.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm
 7ea2ccaeeccf5250f053eec9c74b1d9a  corporate/4.0/x86_64/lib64freetype6-static-devel-2.1.10-9.14.20060mlcs4.x86_64.rpm 
 08ee97b65dff2197555a55ffb8aabcde  corporate/4.0/SRPMS/freetype2-2.1.10-9.14.20060mlcs4.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 pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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