Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pango (MDVSA-2010:121)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in pango :

Array index error in the hb_ot_layout_build_glyph_classes function in
pango/opentype/hb-ot-layout.cc in Pango before 1.27.1 allows
context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application
crash) via a crafted font file, related to building a synthetic Glyph
Definition (aka GDEF) table by using this font's charmap and the
Unicode property database (CVE-2010-0421).

Packages for 2008.0 and 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended
Maintenance Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
http://store.mandriva.com/product_info.php?cPath=149&products_id=4
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 47115 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-121.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 38760

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0421

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