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RHSA-2011:1327: frysk security update

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RHSA-2011:1327: frysk security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/21/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/30/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

frysk is an execution-analysis technology implemented using native Java andC++. It provides developers and system administrators with the ability toexamine and analyze multi-host, multi-process, and multithreaded systemswhile they are running. frysk is released as a Technology Preview for RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.A buffer overflow flaw was found in HarfBuzz, an OpenType text shapingengine used in the embedded Pango library. If a frysk application were usedto debug or trace a process that uses HarfBuzz while it loaded aspecially-crafted font file, it could cause the application to crash or,possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user runningthe application. (CVE-2011-3193)Users of frysk are advised to upgrade to this updated package, whichcontains a backported patch to correct this issue. All running fryskapplications must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-frysk

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