Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pango (MDVSA-2010:121)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 47115
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA 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).
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.