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[SECURITY] Fedora 8 Update: freetype-2.3.5-4.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-5430
2008-06-18 01:33:03
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Name        : freetype
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 2.3.5
Release     : 4.fc8
URL         : http://www.freetype.org
Summary     : A free and portable font rendering engine
Description :
The FreeType engine is a free and portable font rendering
engine, developed to provide advanced font support for a variety of
platforms and environments. FreeType is a library which can open and
manages font files as well as efficiently load, hint and render
individual glyphs. FreeType is not a font server or a complete
text-rendering library.

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Update Information:

This update backports security fixes from upstream version 2.3.6 -
CVE-2008-1806, CVE-2008-1807 and CVE-2008-1808.    For further details, see:
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=715
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=716
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=717
Note: TTF bytecode interpreter is not enabled by default in the Fedora freetype
packages, therefore Fedora packages were not affected by the TTF part of the
CVE-2008-1808.
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Jun 17 2008 Behdad Esfahbod <besfahbo redhat com> 2.3.5-4
- Add freetype-2.3.5-CVEs.patch
- Resolves: #451212
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #450774 - CVE-2008-1808 FreeType off-by-one flaws
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=450774
  [ 2 ] Bug #450768 - CVE-2008-1806 FreeType PFB integer overflow
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=450768
  [ 3 ] Bug #450773 - CVE-2008-1807 FreeType invalid free() flaw
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=450773
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update freetype' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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