|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2011:0180|
The remote host is missing updates announced in
Pango is a library used for the layout and rendering of internationalized
An input sanitization flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was
found in the way Pango displayed font files when using the FreeType font
engine back end. If a user loaded a malformed font file with an application
that uses Pango, it could cause the application to crash or, possibly,
execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
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 the updated packages, you must restart your system or
restart your X session for the 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 : High
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-0020|
BugTraq ID: 45842
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2011:005 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: pango-pango-bo(64832)
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