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CentOS Update for evolution28-pango CESA-2011:0180 centos4 x86_64

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'evolution28-pango' package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

Pango is a library used for the layout and rendering of internationalized text. An input sanitization flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was found in the way Pango displayed font files when using the FreeType font engine back end. If a user loaded a malformed font file with an application that uses Pango, it could cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2011-0020) Users of pango and evolution28-pango are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue. After installing the updated packages, you must restart your system or restart your X session for the update to take effect.

Affected Software

Affected Software

evolution28-pango on CentOS 4

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)