Scientific Linux Security Update : pango on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60582
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionWill Drewry discovered an integer overflow flaw in Pango's pango_glyph_string_set_size() function. If an attacker is able to pass an arbitrarily long string to Pango, it may be possible to execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the application calling Pango.
After installing this update, you must restart your system or restart the X server for the update to take effect. Note: Restarting the X server closes all open applications and logs you out of your session.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.