Fedora 12 : freetype-2.3.11-7.fc12 (2010-17755)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Mon Nov 15 2010 Marek Kasik <mkasik at redhat.com>

- Add freetype-2.3.11-CVE-2010-3855.patch (Protect
against invalid `runcnt' values.)

- Resolves: #651764

- Mon Oct 4 2010 Marek Kasik <mkasik at redhat.com>

- Add freetype-2.3.11-CVE-2010-2805.patch (Fix

- Add freetype-2.3.11-CVE-2010-2806.patch (Protect against
negative string_size. Fix comparison.)

- Add freetype-2.3.11-CVE-2010-2808.patch (Check the total
length of collected POST segments.)

- Add freetype-2.3.11-CVE-2010-3311.patch (Don't seek
behind end of stream.)

- Resolves: #638522

- Mon Oct 4 2010 Marek Kasik <mkasik at redhat.com>

- Add freetype-2.3.11-CVE-2010-1797.patch (Check stack
after execution of operations too. Skip the
evaluations of the values in decoder, if
cff_decoder_parse_charstrings() returns any error.)

- Resolves: #621627

- Fri Oct 1 2010 Marek Kasik <mkasik at redhat.com>

- Add freetype-2.3.11-CVE-2010-2498.patch (Assure that
`end_point' is not larger than `glyph->num_points')

- Add freetype-2.3.11-CVE-2010-2499.patch (Check the
buffer size during gathering PFB fragments)

- Add freetype-2.3.11-CVE-2010-2500.patch (Use smaller
threshold values for `width' and `height')

- Add freetype-2.3.11-CVE-2010-2519.patch (Check `rlen'
the length of fragment declared in the POST fragment

- Add freetype-2.3.11-CVE-2010-2520.patch (Fix bounds

- Add freetype-2.3.11-CVE-2010-2527.patch (Use precision
for `%s' where appropriate to avoid buffer overflows)

- Add freetype-2.3.11-CVE-2010-2541.patch (Avoid overflow
when dealing with names of axes)

- Resolves: #613299

- Thu Dec 3 2009 Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at redhat.com>

- Add freetype-2.3.11-more-demos.patch

- New demo programs ftmemchk, ftpatchk, and fttimer

- Thu Dec 3 2009 Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at redhat.com>

- Second try. Drop upstreamed patches.

- Thu Dec 3 2009 Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at redhat.com>

- 2.3.11

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected freetype package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50672 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44214

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3855

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