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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for freetype (ALAS-2013-150) (CVE-2012-5669)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for freetype (ALAS-2013-150) (CVE-2012-5669)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/24/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The _bdf_parse_glyphs function in FreeType before 2.4.11 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to BDF fonts and an incorrect calculation that triggers an out-of-bounds read.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-freetype
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-freetype-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-freetype-demos
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-freetype-devel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-freetype
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-freetype-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-freetype-demos
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-freetype-devel

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