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Secunia Security Advisory 41595

Secunia Security Advisory 41595
Posted Oct 17, 2010
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Debian has issued an update for freetype. This fixes a vulnerability, 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
systems | linux, debian
MD5 | 331ec97de1b88c81c1223aed522ed237

Secunia Security Advisory 41595

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Windows Applications Insecure Library Loading

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TITLE:
Debian update for freetype

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA41595

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/41595/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=41595

RELEASE DATE:
2010-10-17

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/41595/#comments

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* Last Update
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* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
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http://secunia.com/advisories/41595/

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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=41595

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

For more information see vulnerability #2 in:
SA40586

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

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

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
DSA-2116-1:
http://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2010/msg00165.html

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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vulnerabilities.

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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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