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RHSA-2009:0476: pango security update

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RHSA-2009:0476: pango security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/11/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/12/2009
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Pango is a library used for the layout and rendering of internationalizedtext.Will Drewry discovered an integer overflow flaw in Pango'spango_glyph_string_set_size() function. If an attacker is able to pass anarbitrarily long string to Pango, it may be possible to execute arbitrarycode with the permissions of the application calling Pango. (CVE-2009-1194)pango and evolution28-pango users are advised to upgrade to these updatedpackages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue. Afterinstalling this update, you must restart your system or restart the Xserver for the update to take effect. Note: Restarting the X server closesall open applications and logs you out of your session.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-evolution28-pango
  • redhat-upgrade-evolution28-pango-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-pango
  • redhat-upgrade-pango-devel

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