openSUSE-SU-2011:0852-1: important: freetype: Fixed several off-by-one / length checks missing
Posted on: 07/28/2011 08:02 AM

A freetype security update is available for openSUSE 11.3 and 11.4

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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