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RHSA-2011:0180: pango security update

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RHSA-2011:0180: pango security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/24/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/31/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Pango is a library used for the layout and rendering of internationalizedtext.An input sanitization flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, wasfound in the way Pango displayed font files when using the FreeType fontengine back end. If a user loaded a malformed font file with an applicationthat uses Pango, it could cause the application to crash or, possibly,execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running theapplication. (CVE-2011-0020)Users of pango and evolution28-pango are advised to upgrade to theseupdated packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue.After installing the updated packages, you must restart your system orrestart your X session for the update to take effect.

Solution(s)

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

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