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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2011:1307-1: important: Security update for freetype2
SUSE Security Update: Security update for freetype2
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2011:1307-1
Rating: important
References: #730124
Cross-References: CVE-2011-3256 CVE-2011-3439
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
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An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:


This update of freetype2 fixes multiple security flaws that
could allow attackers to cause a denial of service or to
execute arbitrary code via specially crafted fonts
(CVE-2011-3256, CVE-2011-3439).

Security Issue references:

* CVE-2011-3256
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-3256
>
* CVE-2011-3439
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-3439
>

Indications:

Everyone should install this update.

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1:

zypper in -t patch sdksp1-freetype2-5491

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware:

zypper in -t patch slessp1-freetype2-5491

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1:

zypper in -t patch slessp1-freetype2-5491

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1:

zypper in -t patch sledsp1-freetype2-5491

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 (i586 ia64 ppc64
s390x x86_64):

freetype2-devel-2.3.7-25.28.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):

freetype2-devel-32bit-2.3.7-25.28.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware (i586 x86_64):

freetype2-2.3.7-25.28.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware (x86_64):

freetype2-32bit-2.3.7-25.28.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):

freetype2-2.3.7-25.28.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):

freetype2-32bit-2.3.7-25.28.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (ia64):

freetype2-x86-2.3.7-25.28.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 (i586 x86_64):

freetype2-2.3.7-25.28.1
freetype2-devel-2.3.7-25.28.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 (x86_64):

freetype2-32bit-2.3.7-25.28.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3256.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3439.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/730124

http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=08e53014827f0a07ca49dcefec4eecaa

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