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RHSA-2010:0140: pango security update

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RHSA-2010:0140: pango security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/18/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/24/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Pango is a library used for the layout and rendering of internationalizedtext.An input sanitization flaw, leading to an array index error, was found inthe way the Pango font rendering library synthesized the Glyph Definition(GDEF) table from a font's character map and the Unicode property database.If an attacker created a specially-crafted font file and tricked a local,unsuspecting user into loading the font file in an application that usesthe Pango font rendering library, it could cause that application to crash.(CVE-2010-0421)Users of pango and evolution28-pango are advised to upgrade to theseupdated packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue.After installing this update, you must restart your system or restart yourX session for this update to take effect.

Solution(s)

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

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