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CentOS Update for frysk CESA-2011:1327 centos4 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 'frysk' package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

frysk is an execution-analysis technology implemented using native Java and C++. It provides developers and system administrators with the ability to examine and analyze multi-host, multi-process, and multithreaded systems while they are running. frysk is released as a Technology Preview for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. A buffer overflow flaw was found in HarfBuzz, an OpenType text shaping engine used in the embedded Pango library. If a frysk application were used to debug or trace a process that uses HarfBuzz while it loaded a specially-crafted font file, it could cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2011-3193) Users of frysk are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains a backported patch to correct this issue. All running frysk applications must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Affected Software

Affected Software

frysk on CentOS 4

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)