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Secunia Security Advisory 47028

Secunia Security Advisory 47028
Posted Nov 29, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Fedora has issued an update for freetype. This fixes some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise an application using the library.

tags | advisory, vulnerability
systems | linux, fedora
MD5 | 4a911dcd4412e11418fc23f90f6cf26e

Secunia Security Advisory 47028

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TITLE:
Fedora update for freetype

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA47028

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/47028/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=47028

RELEASE DATE:
2011-11-29

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/47028/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/47028/

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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=47028

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http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Fedora has issued an update for freetype. This fixes some
vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to
compromise an application using the library.

For more information:
SA46575
SA46839

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages via the yum utility ("yum update freetype").

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
FEDORA-2011-15956:
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-November/070251.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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vulnerabilities.

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Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
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use those supplied by the vendor.

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