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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.63949
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:0476
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2009:0476.

Pango is a library used for the layout and rendering of internationalized
text.

Will Drewry discovered an integer overflow flaw in Pango's
pango_glyph_string_set_size() function. If an attacker is able to pass an
arbitrarily long string to Pango, it may be possible to execute arbitrary
code with the permissions of the application calling Pango. (CVE-2009-1194)

pango and evolution28-pango users are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue. After
installing this update, you must restart your system or restart the X
server for the update to take effect. Note: Restarting the X server closes
all open applications and logs you out of your session.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0476.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

CVSS Score:
6.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-1194
BugTraq ID: 34870
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34870
BugTraq ID: 35758
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35758
Bugtraq: 20090507 [oCERT-2009-001] Pango integer overflow in heap allocation size calculations (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/503349/100/0/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-1798 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1798
http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2009-001.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/05/07/1
http://osvdb.org/54279
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10137
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0476.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022196
http://secunia.com/advisories/35018
http://secunia.com/advisories/35021
http://secunia.com/advisories/35027
http://secunia.com/advisories/35038
http://secunia.com/advisories/35685
http://secunia.com/advisories/35914
http://secunia.com/advisories/36005
http://secunia.com/advisories/36145
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-264308-1
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2009:039 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-07/msg00005.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2009:042 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-08/msg00002.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2009:012 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-07/msg00002.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-773-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1269
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1972
XForce ISS Database: pango-pangoglyphstringsetsize-bo(50397)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/50397
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