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CentOS Update for freetype CESA-2008:0556 centos4 i386

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

Check for the Version of freetype

Insight

Insight

FreeType is a free, high-quality, portable font engine that can open and manage font files, as well as efficiently load, hint and render individual glyphs. Multiple flaws were discovered in FreeType's Printer Font Binary (PFB) font-file format parser. If a user loaded a carefully crafted font-file with a program linked against FreeType, it could cause the application to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2008-1806, CVE-2008-1807, CVE-2008-1808) Note: the flaw in FreeType's TrueType Font (TTF) font-file format parser, covered by CVE-2008-1808, did not affect the freetype packages as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5, as they are not compiled with TTF Byte Code Interpreter (BCI) support. Users of freetype should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to resolve these issues.

Affected Software

Affected Software

freetype on CentOS 4

Solution

Solution

Please Install the Updated Packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)