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SuSE: Security update for freetype2

This update of freetype2 fixes multiple security flaws that could allow attackers to cause a denial of service or to execute arbitrary code via specially crafted fonts. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.

  SUSE Security Update: Security update for freetype2
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2011:1306-1
Rating:             important
References:         #711487 #730124 
Cross-References:   CVE-2011-3256 CVE-2011-3439
Affected Products:
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4
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  An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:


  This update of freetype2 fixes multiple security flaws that
  could allow  attackers to cause a denial of service or to
  execute arbitrary code via  specially crafted fonts
  (CVE-2011-3256, CVE-2011-3439, CVE-2011-2895).

  Security Issue references:

  * CVE-2011-3256
  <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-3256

  * CVE-2011-3439
  <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-3439


Indications:

  Everyone should install this update.


Package List:

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc s390x x86_64):

     freetype2-2.1.10-18.27.5
     freetype2-devel-2.1.10-18.27.5

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (s390x x86_64):

     freetype2-32bit-2.1.10-18.27.5
     freetype2-devel-32bit-2.1.10-18.27.5

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (ia64):

     freetype2-x86-2.1.10-18.27.5

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (ppc):

     freetype2-64bit-2.1.10-18.27.5
     freetype2-devel-64bit-2.1.10-18.27.5

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 (i586 x86_64):

     freetype2-2.1.10-18.27.5
     freetype2-devel-2.1.10-18.27.5

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 (x86_64):

     freetype2-32bit-2.1.10-18.27.5
     freetype2-devel-32bit-2.1.10-18.27.5


References:

  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3256.html
  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3439.html
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/711487
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/730124
  http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=7e775f10b0282368905503b130ebadf9
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