Mandriva: 2013:039: freetype2
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Updated freetype2 packages fixes security vulnerabilities: A null pointer de-reference flaw was found in the way Freetype font rendering engine handled Glyph bitmap distribution format (BDF) fonts. A remote attacker could provide a specially-crafted BDF font [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:039
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : freetype2
 Date    : April 5, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated freetype2 packages fixes security vulnerabilities:
 
 A null pointer de-reference flaw was found in the way Freetype font
 rendering engine handled Glyph bitmap distribution format (BDF)
 fonts. A remote attacker could provide a specially-crafted BDF font
 file, which once processed in an application linked against FreeType
 would lead to that application crash (CVE-2012-5668).
 
 An out-of heap-based buffer read flaw was found in the way FreeType
 font rendering engine performed parsing of glyph information and
 relevant bitmaps for glyph bitmap distribution format (BDF). A remote
 attacker could provide a specially-crafted BDF font file, which once
 opened in an application linked against FreeType would lead to that
 application crash (CVE-2012-5669).
 
 An out-of heap-based buffer write flaw was found in the way FreeType
 font rendering engine performed parsing of glyph information and
 relevant bitmaps for glyph bitmap distribution format (BDF). A remote
 attacker could provide a specially-crafted font file, which once
 opened in an application linked against FreeType would lead to that
 application crash, or, potentially, arbitrary code execution with
 the privileges of the user running the application (CVE-2012-5670).
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5668
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5669
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5670
 https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2012-0369
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 653f48b259460703e658611db8e328cc  mbs1/x86_64/freetype2-demos-2.4.9-2.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 3666cbc822d52b1f15e52472b7a772f5  mbs1/x86_64/lib64freetype6-2.4.9-2.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 d289482a04b80742b1e54c1f60635a3e  mbs1/x86_64/lib64freetype6-devel-2.4.9-2.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 9780e211766b665158a3ccbffa7b9913  mbs1/x86_64/lib64freetype6-static-devel-2.4.9-2.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 d2953d7bc757ae70dbdf6b1ee25bb783  mbs1/SRPMS/freetype2-2.4.9-2.1.mbs1.src.rpm
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