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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2010:0140
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2010:0140.

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

An input sanitization flaw, leading to an array index error, was found in
the way the Pango font rendering library synthesized the Glyph Definition
(GDEF) table from a font's character map and the Unicode property database.
If an attacker created a specially-crafted font file and tricked a local,
unsuspecting user into loading the font file in an application that uses
the Pango font rendering library, it could cause that application to crash.

Users of pango and evolution28-pango 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 your
X session for this update to take effect.

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

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-0421
BugTraq ID: 38760
Debian Security Information: DSA-2019 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:009 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:012 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:013 (Google Search)
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