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Security Advisory Important: freetype security update

Advisory: RHSA-2009:1061-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Important
Issued on: 2009-05-22
Last updated on: 2009-05-22
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. 5.3.z server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.3 server)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2009-0946

Details

Updated freetype packages that fix various security issues 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.

FreeType is a free, high-quality, portable font engine that can open and
manage font files. It also loads, hints, and renders individual glyphs
efficiently. These packages provide the FreeType 2 font engine.

Tavis Ormandy of the Google Security Team discovered several integer
overflow flaws in the FreeType 2 font engine. If a user loaded a
carefully-crafted font file with an application linked against FreeType 2,
it could cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user running the application.
(CVE-2009-0946)

Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patch to correct these issues. The X server must be restarted
(log out, then log back in) for this update to take effect.


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/docs/DOC-11259

Updated packages

RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: f9a69c2e33d34920bd9d38a34041fc85
 
IA-32:
freetype-demos-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: dbefbf98d07be1a0f7b6b09d7d2c9f0b
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: a2790e2dd448ceb11806fd2565d848f0
 
x86_64:
freetype-demos-2.2.1-21.el5_3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: 976f3586ed8cf5ff2eac2dfe80e64b4c
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: a2790e2dd448ceb11806fd2565d848f0
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: c090924ef2c816ad501711361414689b
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: f9a69c2e33d34920bd9d38a34041fc85
 
IA-32:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: 9698d68d8f9696eaf7032b99d4ca6a0a
freetype-demos-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: dbefbf98d07be1a0f7b6b09d7d2c9f0b
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: a2790e2dd448ceb11806fd2565d848f0
 
IA-64:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: 9698d68d8f9696eaf7032b99d4ca6a0a
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: 85e356b06fe778a7367c6891e009241a
freetype-demos-2.2.1-21.el5_3.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: e2e42b7e7737c8638290b7b9185b5845
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: 8f817d4c2d213c6452b5467ded307258
 
PPC:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: c43e4c1a69c666d5388f9dd4ec763a9e
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: 3b5022d6d4ee0b3d74166955aebfaa31
freetype-demos-2.2.1-21.el5_3.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: d7e62c358e64f01b13cf355eb3e4e877
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: f2bf816d701b164b0dae2ce23b9ac792
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: 93d18c5f1e7cd3e73aa3fa90484c71c8
 
s390x:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: 7d84eea4af5bbfcb6305fba61d0d0336
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: 8dbe499d84b359a66721de41afe16b93
freetype-demos-2.2.1-21.el5_3.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: 868b3f5fe032aa842d6b1fd63316943e
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: 71f8f874a6760704bc3d1bcc817e833e
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: df9445da70edcf5255f159c5e45c6667
 
x86_64:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: 9698d68d8f9696eaf7032b99d4ca6a0a
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: 2162b4c7fd9c34062bf6160f9f510bbf
freetype-demos-2.2.1-21.el5_3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: 976f3586ed8cf5ff2eac2dfe80e64b4c
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: a2790e2dd448ceb11806fd2565d848f0
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: c090924ef2c816ad501711361414689b
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: f9a69c2e33d34920bd9d38a34041fc85
 
IA-32:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: 9698d68d8f9696eaf7032b99d4ca6a0a
 
x86_64:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: 9698d68d8f9696eaf7032b99d4ca6a0a
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: 2162b4c7fd9c34062bf6160f9f510bbf
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.3.z server)

SRPMS:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: f9a69c2e33d34920bd9d38a34041fc85
 
IA-32:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm     MD5: 9698d68d8f9696eaf7032b99d4ca6a0a
freetype-demos-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm     MD5: dbefbf98d07be1a0f7b6b09d7d2c9f0b
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm     MD5: a2790e2dd448ceb11806fd2565d848f0
 
IA-64:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm     MD5: 9698d68d8f9696eaf7032b99d4ca6a0a
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.ia64.rpm     MD5: 85e356b06fe778a7367c6891e009241a
freetype-demos-2.2.1-21.el5_3.ia64.rpm     MD5: e2e42b7e7737c8638290b7b9185b5845
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.ia64.rpm     MD5: 8f817d4c2d213c6452b5467ded307258
 
PPC:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.ppc.rpm     MD5: c43e4c1a69c666d5388f9dd4ec763a9e
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.ppc64.rpm     MD5: 3b5022d6d4ee0b3d74166955aebfaa31
freetype-demos-2.2.1-21.el5_3.ppc.rpm     MD5: d7e62c358e64f01b13cf355eb3e4e877
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.ppc.rpm     MD5: f2bf816d701b164b0dae2ce23b9ac792
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.ppc64.rpm     MD5: 93d18c5f1e7cd3e73aa3fa90484c71c8
 
s390x:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.s390.rpm     MD5: 7d84eea4af5bbfcb6305fba61d0d0336
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.s390x.rpm     MD5: 8dbe499d84b359a66721de41afe16b93
freetype-demos-2.2.1-21.el5_3.s390x.rpm     MD5: 868b3f5fe032aa842d6b1fd63316943e
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.s390.rpm     MD5: 71f8f874a6760704bc3d1bcc817e833e
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.s390x.rpm     MD5: df9445da70edcf5255f159c5e45c6667
 
x86_64:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm     MD5: 9698d68d8f9696eaf7032b99d4ca6a0a
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 2162b4c7fd9c34062bf6160f9f510bbf
freetype-demos-2.2.1-21.el5_3.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 976f3586ed8cf5ff2eac2dfe80e64b4c
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm     MD5: a2790e2dd448ceb11806fd2565d848f0
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.x86_64.rpm     MD5: c090924ef2c816ad501711361414689b
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Long Life (v. 5.3 server)

SRPMS:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0216
    MD5: f9a69c2e33d34920bd9d38a34041fc85
 
IA-32:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm     MD5: 9698d68d8f9696eaf7032b99d4ca6a0a
freetype-demos-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm     MD5: dbefbf98d07be1a0f7b6b09d7d2c9f0b
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm     MD5: a2790e2dd448ceb11806fd2565d848f0
 
IA-64:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm     MD5: 9698d68d8f9696eaf7032b99d4ca6a0a
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.ia64.rpm     MD5: 85e356b06fe778a7367c6891e009241a
freetype-demos-2.2.1-21.el5_3.ia64.rpm     MD5: e2e42b7e7737c8638290b7b9185b5845
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.ia64.rpm     MD5: 8f817d4c2d213c6452b5467ded307258
 
x86_64:
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm     MD5: 9698d68d8f9696eaf7032b99d4ca6a0a
freetype-2.2.1-21.el5_3.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 2162b4c7fd9c34062bf6160f9f510bbf
freetype-demos-2.2.1-21.el5_3.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 976f3586ed8cf5ff2eac2dfe80e64b4c
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.i386.rpm     MD5: a2790e2dd448ceb11806fd2565d848f0
freetype-devel-2.2.1-21.el5_3.x86_64.rpm     MD5: c090924ef2c816ad501711361414689b
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

491384 - CVE-2009-0946 freetype: multiple integer overflows


References



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