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Secunia Security Advisory 22027

Secunia Security Advisory 22027
Posted Sep 22, 2006
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Trustix has issued updates for freetype and gzip. These fix some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a vulnerable system.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability
MD5 | 3510a57b223b3f77e9eee2bbd8e59c64

Secunia Security Advisory 22027

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TITLE:
Trustix updates for freetype / gzip

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA22027

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/22027/

CRITICAL:
Moderately critical

IMPACT:
DoS, System access

WHERE:
>From remote

OPERATING SYSTEM:
Trustix Secure Linux 2.2
http://secunia.com/product/4641/

DESCRIPTION:
Trustix has issued updates for freetype and gzip. These fix some
vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause
a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a vulnerable
system.

For more information:
SA20100
SA21996

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

10ee8e7f85956a5290c314263f177fd5
2.2/rpms/freetype-2.2.1-1tr.i586.rpm
fde86196c3f634031912964c87303cad
2.2/rpms/freetype-devel-2.2.1-1tr.i586.rpm
3062d3f81b8ed3545140f5b9008f6abe 2.2/rpms/gzip-1.3.5-1tr.i586.rpm
3892f7f5adc3a788dc5960c3c898e536 2.2/rpms/gzip-doc-1.3.5-1tr.i586.rpm

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0052/

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA20100:
http://secunia.com/advisories/20100/

SA21996:
http://secunia.com/advisories/21996/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/about_secunia_advisories/


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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