Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : freetype2 (MDVSA-2010:236)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in freetype2 :

An error within the 'Ins_SHZ()' function in src/truetype/ttinterp.c
when handling the 'SHZ' bytecode instruction can be exploited to cause
a crash and potentially execute arbitrary code via a specially crafted
font (CVE-2010-3814).

An error exists in the 'ft_var_readpackedpoints()' function in
src/truetype/ttgxvar.c when processing TrueType GX fonts and can be
exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially
crafted font (CVE-2010-3855).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

See also :

http://secunia.com/advisories/41738

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50608 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44643

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3814
CVE-2010-3855

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