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SuSE: New libXfont packages fix security vulnerability

Specially crafted font files could cause a buffer overflow in applications that use libXfont to load such files. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.

  SUSE Security Update: Security update for Xorg X11
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2011:1035-1
Rating:             important
References:         #709851 
Cross-References:   CVE-2011-2895
Affected Products:
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
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  An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:


  Specially crafted font files could cause a buffer overflow
  in applications  that use libXfont to load such files
  (CVE-2011-2895).

  Security Issue reference:

  * CVE-2011-2895
  <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-2895



Patch Instructions:

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

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1:

     zypper in -t patch sdksp1-libpciaccess0-5103

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware:

     zypper in -t patch slessp1-libpciaccess0-5103

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1:

     zypper in -t patch slessp1-libpciaccess0-5103

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1:

     zypper in -t patch sledsp1-libpciaccess0-5103

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


Package List:

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):

     libpciaccess0-devel-7.4-8.26.3.1
     xorg-x11-devel-7.4-8.26.3.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):

     xorg-x11-devel-32bit-7.4-8.26.3.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware (i586 x86_64):

     libpciaccess0-7.4-8.26.3.1
     xorg-x11-libs-7.4-8.26.3.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware (x86_64):

     libpciaccess0-32bit-7.4-8.26.3.1
     xorg-x11-libs-32bit-7.4-8.26.3.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):

     libpciaccess0-7.4-8.26.3.1
     xorg-x11-libs-7.4-8.26.3.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):

     libpciaccess0-32bit-7.4-8.26.3.1
     xorg-x11-libs-32bit-7.4-8.26.3.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (ia64):

     libpciaccess0-x86-7.4-8.26.3.1
     xorg-x11-libs-x86-7.4-8.26.3.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 (i586 x86_64):

     libpciaccess0-7.4-8.26.3.1
     libpciaccess0-devel-7.4-8.26.3.1
     xorg-x11-devel-7.4-8.26.3.1
     xorg-x11-libs-7.4-8.26.3.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 (x86_64):

     libpciaccess0-32bit-7.4-8.26.3.1
     xorg-x11-libs-32bit-7.4-8.26.3.1


References:

  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2895.html
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/709851
  http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=243cfa96e18e5e50f1a5b1fee95d0ae9
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