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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Pango is a library used for the layout and rendering of
A buffer overflow flaw was found in HarfBuzz, an OpenType text shaping
engine used in Pango. If a user loaded a specially crafted 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-2011-3193)
Users of pango are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to resolve this issue. After installing
this update, you must restart your system or restart the X server for
the update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected pango, pango-debuginfo and / or pango-devel
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 61139 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-3193
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