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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.69175
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2011:0309
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2011:0309.

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

It was discovered that Pango did not check for memory reallocation failures
in the hb_buffer_ensure() function. An attacker able to trigger a
reallocation failure by passing sufficiently large input to an application
using Pango could use this flaw to crash the application or, possibly,
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
application. (CVE-2011-0064)

Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla Security Team for reporting this
issue.

All pango users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patch to correct this issue. After installing this update, you
must restart your system or restart the X server for the update to take
effect.

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-2011-0309.html

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
6.8

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-0064
BugTraq ID: 46632
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46632
Debian Security Information: DSA-2178 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2178
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-March/056065.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:040
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0309.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1025145
http://secunia.com/advisories/43559
http://secunia.com/advisories/43572
http://secunia.com/advisories/43578
http://secunia.com/advisories/43800
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2011:005 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-04/msg00000.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1082-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0543
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0555
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0558
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0584
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0683
XForce ISS Database: pango-hbbufferensure-bo(65770)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/65770
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