Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pango (MDVSA-2011:020)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in pango :

Heap-based buffer overflow in the pango_ft2_font_render_box_glyph
function in pango/pangoft2-render.c in libpango in Pango 1.28.3 and
earlier, when the FreeType2 backend is enabled, allows user-assisted
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or
possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted font file, related to
the glyph box for an FT_Bitmap object (CVE-2011-0020).

Packages for 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=490

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51865 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0020

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