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Secunia Security Advisory 40504

Secunia Security Advisory 40504
Posted Jul 13, 2010
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Oracle has acknowledged a vulnerability in Sun Solaris, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | solaris
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Secunia Security Advisory 40504

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TITLE:
Sun Solaris Pango Denial of Service Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA40504

VERIFY ADVISORY:
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http://secunia.com/advisories/40504/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=40504

RELEASE DATE:
2010-07-14

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/40504/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Impact
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http://secunia.com/advisories/40504/

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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=40504

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

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
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DESCRIPTION:
Oracle has acknowledged a vulnerability in Sun Solaris, which can be
exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an array indexing error within the
Pango font rendering library when processing certain specially crafted
Glyph Definition (GDEF) tables. This can be exploited to crash an
application using the library by e.g. tricking a user into opening a
specially crafted font file.

SOLUTION:
Apply patch 120461-19 or 120460-19.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://blogs.sun.com/security/entry/cve_2010_0740_array_index

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

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About:
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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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