Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pango (MDVSA-2011:020)
High Nessus Plugin ID 51865
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA 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).
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.