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Security Advisory Important: cairo security update

Advisory: RHSA-2007:1078-3
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Important
Issued on: 2007-11-29
Last updated on: 2007-11-29
Affected Products: RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.1.z server)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2007-5503

Details

Updated Cairo packages that resolve a security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

Cairo is a vector graphics library designed to provide high-quality display
and print output.

An integer overflow flaw was found in the way Cairo processes PNG images.
If an application linked against Cairo processes a malicious PNG image, it
is possible to execute arbitrary code as the user running the application.
(CVE-2007-5503)

Users of Cairo are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to resolve this issue.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_58_10188

Updated packages

RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: cbfeb076c6d2c87325cc8c20bffb0673
 
IA-32:
cairo-devel-1.2.4-3.el5_1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: e1a06df5b1e3e5f43f1d5c646f1bb258
 
x86_64:
cairo-devel-1.2.4-3.el5_1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: e1a06df5b1e3e5f43f1d5c646f1bb258
cairo-devel-1.2.4-3.el5_1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: 6b10f796d9594dc439eb6e4e984a659b
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: cbfeb076c6d2c87325cc8c20bffb0673
 
IA-32:
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: 58f31c9334847d100a28ad6606c9b636
cairo-devel-1.2.4-3.el5_1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: e1a06df5b1e3e5f43f1d5c646f1bb258
 
IA-64:
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: 58f31c9334847d100a28ad6606c9b636
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: 60844055ceee625c95d7b94eae351948
cairo-devel-1.2.4-3.el5_1.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: 20d33a44a958bf53aada42c08761be8b
 
PPC:
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: e4b5250dba1bd0056e3deacd16a6dd65
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: 579359058ecca388892e6a28f6ddefba
cairo-devel-1.2.4-3.el5_1.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: 8942d9ed93096e9f3f3f8d8703e40b7a
cairo-devel-1.2.4-3.el5_1.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: 490be6cf85b9035f6170f553862ad5f2
 
s390x:
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: 7fb5f3ca96b9407a294ac379cb654e16
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: 5d5975bbf5ee037afa85d0304042bf10
cairo-devel-1.2.4-3.el5_1.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: b94a16d274895163a7a0990392f722bb
cairo-devel-1.2.4-3.el5_1.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: 9a395c63e51fc02d00ad1ca31280e407
 
x86_64:
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: 58f31c9334847d100a28ad6606c9b636
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: 463958973b4ba3ada3cff99a930db908
cairo-devel-1.2.4-3.el5_1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: e1a06df5b1e3e5f43f1d5c646f1bb258
cairo-devel-1.2.4-3.el5_1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: 6b10f796d9594dc439eb6e4e984a659b
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: cbfeb076c6d2c87325cc8c20bffb0673
 
IA-32:
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: 58f31c9334847d100a28ad6606c9b636
 
x86_64:
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: 58f31c9334847d100a28ad6606c9b636
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: 463958973b4ba3ada3cff99a930db908
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.1.z server)

SRPMS:
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2008:0393
    MD5: cbfeb076c6d2c87325cc8c20bffb0673
 
IA-32:
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.i386.rpm     MD5: 58f31c9334847d100a28ad6606c9b636
cairo-devel-1.2.4-3.el5_1.i386.rpm     MD5: e1a06df5b1e3e5f43f1d5c646f1bb258
 
IA-64:
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.i386.rpm     MD5: 58f31c9334847d100a28ad6606c9b636
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.ia64.rpm     MD5: 60844055ceee625c95d7b94eae351948
cairo-devel-1.2.4-3.el5_1.ia64.rpm     MD5: 20d33a44a958bf53aada42c08761be8b
 
PPC:
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.ppc.rpm     MD5: e4b5250dba1bd0056e3deacd16a6dd65
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.ppc64.rpm     MD5: 579359058ecca388892e6a28f6ddefba
cairo-devel-1.2.4-3.el5_1.ppc.rpm     MD5: 8942d9ed93096e9f3f3f8d8703e40b7a
cairo-devel-1.2.4-3.el5_1.ppc64.rpm     MD5: 490be6cf85b9035f6170f553862ad5f2
 
s390x:
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.s390.rpm     MD5: 7fb5f3ca96b9407a294ac379cb654e16
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.s390x.rpm     MD5: 5d5975bbf5ee037afa85d0304042bf10
cairo-devel-1.2.4-3.el5_1.s390.rpm     MD5: b94a16d274895163a7a0990392f722bb
cairo-devel-1.2.4-3.el5_1.s390x.rpm     MD5: 9a395c63e51fc02d00ad1ca31280e407
 
x86_64:
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.i386.rpm     MD5: 58f31c9334847d100a28ad6606c9b636
cairo-1.2.4-3.el5_1.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 463958973b4ba3ada3cff99a930db908
cairo-devel-1.2.4-3.el5_1.i386.rpm     MD5: e1a06df5b1e3e5f43f1d5c646f1bb258
cairo-devel-1.2.4-3.el5_1.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 6b10f796d9594dc439eb6e4e984a659b
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

387431 - CVE-2007-5503 cairo integer overflow


References



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