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CentOS Update for freetype CESA-2010:0737 centos5 i386

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/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 'freetype' package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

FreeType is a free, high-quality, portable font engine that can open and manage font files. It also loads, hints, and renders individual glyphs efficiently. The freetype packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 provide both the FreeType 1 and FreeType 2 font engines. The freetype packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 provide only the FreeType 2 font engine. It was discovered that the FreeType font rendering engine improperly validated certain position values when processing input streams. If a user loaded a specially-crafted font file with an application linked against FreeType, and the relevant font glyphs were subsequently rendered with the X FreeType library (libXft), it could trigger a heap-based buffer overflow in the libXft library, causing the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2010-3311) A stack-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the FreeType font rendering engine processed some PostScript Type 1 fonts. If a user loaded a specially-crafted font file with an application linked against FreeType, it could cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2010-2808) An array index error was found in the way the FreeType font rendering engine processed certain PostScript Type 42 font files. If a user loaded a specially-crafted font file with an application linked against FreeType, it could cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2010-2806) A stack overflow flaw was found in the way the FreeType font rendering engine processed PostScript Type 1 font files that contain nested Standard Encoding Accented Character (seac) calls. If a user loaded a specially-crafted font file with an application linked against FreeType, it could cause the application to crash. (CVE-2010-3054) Note: All of the issues in this erratum only affect the FreeType 2 font engine. Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. The X server must be restarted (log out, then log back in) for this update to take effect.

Affected Software

Affected Software

freetype on CentOS 5

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated packages.

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