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[Full-disclosure] rPSA-2008-0255-1 freetype

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Date: Thu Aug 14 2008 - 21:27:55 GMT
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rPath Security Advisory: 2008-0255-1
Published: 2008-08-14
Products:

    rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 1     rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 2     rPath Linux 1
    rPath Linux 2

Rating: Major
Exposure Level Classification:

    Indirect User Deterministic Unauthorized Access Updated Versions:

    freetype=conary.rpath.com@rpl:1/2.1.10-5.3-1     freetype=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/2.3.6-1-0.1

rPath Issue Tracking System:

    https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2608

References: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1806 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1807 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1808

Description:

    Previous versions of the freetype package are vulnerable to multiple     Arbitrary Code Execution attacks when processing malformed Printer     Font Binary (PFB) and TrueType Font (TTF) files.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0255

Copyright 2008 rPath, Inc.
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