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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.68479
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu USN-1013-1 (freetype)
Summary:Ubuntu USN-1013-1 (freetype)
Description:The remote host is missing an update to freetype
announced via advisory USN-1013-1.

Details follow:

Marc Schoenefeld discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain
malformed font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted
font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash or possibly
execute arbitrary code with user privileges. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS, 8.04 LTS, 9.10 and 10.04 LTS. (CVE-2010-3311)

Chris Evans discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain
malformed TrueType font files. If a user were tricked into using a
specially crafted TrueType file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to
crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges. This issue
only affected Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, 9.10, 10.04 LTS and 10.10. (CVE-2010-3814)

It was discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed
TrueType font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted
TrueType file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash or possibly
execute arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2010-3855)

Solution:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
libfreetype6 2.1.10-1ubuntu2.10

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:
libfreetype6 2.3.5-1ubuntu4.8.04.6

Ubuntu 9.10:
libfreetype6 2.3.9-5ubuntu0.4

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
libfreetype6 2.3.11-1ubuntu2.4

Ubuntu 10.10:
libfreetype6 2.4.2-2ubuntu0.1

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.

http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-1013-1

Risk factor : Critical
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3311
Debian Security Information: DSA-2116 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2116
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:201
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2010:0736
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0736.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2010:0737
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0737.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0864.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:019 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-10/msg00006.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1013-1
BugTraq ID: 43700
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/43700
http://secunia.com/advisories/48951
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3814
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00003.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2011/Mar/msg00006.html
Debian Security Information: DSA-2155 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2155
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:236
BugTraq ID: 44643
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44643
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024767
http://secunia.com/advisories/42314
http://secunia.com/advisories/43138
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3046
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0246
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3855
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2011//Mar/msg00003.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2011//Mar/msg00005.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2011//Jul/msg00000.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2011//Jul/msg00001.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-November/051231.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-November/050965.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-November/051251.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:235
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0889.html
BugTraq ID: 44214
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44214
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024745
http://secunia.com/advisories/42289
http://secunia.com/advisories/42295
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3037
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