rPSA-2008-0255-1 freetype

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Subject: rPSA-2008-0255-1 freetype
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rPath Security Advisory: 2008-0255-1
Published: 2008-08-14
Products:
    rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 1
    rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 2
    rPath Linux 1
    rPath Linux 2

Rating: Major
Exposure Level Classification:
    Indirect User Deterministic Unauthorized Access
Updated Versions:
    freetype=conary.rpath.com@rpl:1/2.1.10-5.3-1
    freetype=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/2.3.6-1-0.1

rPath Issue Tracking System:
    https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2608

References:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1806
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1807
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1808

Description:
    Previous versions of the freetype package are vulnerable to multiple
    Arbitrary Code Execution attacks when processing malformed Printer 
    Font Binary (PFB) and TrueType Font (TTF) files.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0255

Copyright 2008 rPath, Inc.
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