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Secunia Security Advisory 48951

Secunia Security Advisory 48951
Posted Apr 24, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - SUSE has issued an update for freetype2. This fixes some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or compromise an application using the library.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability
systems | linux, suse
MD5 | cf1363966d699cb2ff62828914a80809

Secunia Security Advisory 48951

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TITLE:
SUSE update for freetype2

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA48951

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/48951/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=48951

RELEASE DATE:
2012-04-24

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/48951/#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/48951/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=48951

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

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

DESCRIPTION:
SUSE has issued an update for freetype2. This fixes some
vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause
a DoS (Denial of Service) or compromise an application using the
library.

For more information:
SA40586
SA40816
SA45628
SA46575
SA46839
SA48268

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages via the zypper package manager.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
SUSE-SU-2012:0553-1:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-04/msg00020.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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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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