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SuSE: New freetype packages fix security issue

This freetype2 update fixes sign extension problems and missing length checks. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.

  openSUSE Security Update: freetype: Fixed several off-by-one / length checks missing
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Announcement ID:    openSUSE-SU-2011:0852-1
Rating:             important
References:         #704612 
Cross-References:   CVE-2011-0226
Affected Products:
                   openSUSE 11.4
                   openSUSE 11.3
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  An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

  This freetype2 update fixes sign extension problems and
  missing length checks.

  This issue was used in one of the last jailbreakme exploits
  for Apple iPhone/iPad products. (CVE-2011-0226)


Patch Instructions:

  To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
  Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  - openSUSE 11.4:

     zypper in -t patch freetype2-4915

  - openSUSE 11.3:

     zypper in -t patch freetype2-4915

  To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

  - openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64):

     freetype2-devel-2.4.4-7.8.1
     libfreetype6-2.4.4-7.8.1

  - openSUSE 11.4 (x86_64):

     freetype2-devel-32bit-2.4.4-7.8.1
     libfreetype6-32bit-2.4.4-7.8.1

  - openSUSE 11.3 (i586 x86_64):

     freetype2-devel-2.3.12-7.6.1
     libfreetype6-2.3.12-7.6.1

  - openSUSE 11.3 (x86_64):

     freetype2-devel-32bit-2.3.12-7.6.1
     libfreetype6-32bit-2.3.12-7.6.1


References:

  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-0226.html
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/704612
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