Systemtap/Freetype Security Updates for Debian
Posted on: 11/21/2011 10:49 AM

The following two Debian updates are available: [SECURITY] [DSA 2348-1] systemtap security update and [SECURITY] [DSA 2350-1] freetype security update

[SECURITY] [DSA 2348-1] systemtap security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2348-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
November 17, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : systemtap
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2010-4170 CVE-2010-4171 CVE-2011-2503

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in SystemTap, an instrumentation
system for Linux:

CVE-2011-2503

It was discovered that a race condition in staprun could lead to
privilege escalation.

CVE-2010-4170

It was discovered that insufficient validation of environment
variables in staprun could lead to privilege escalation.

CVE-2010-4171

It was discovered that insufficient validation of module unloading
could lead to denial of service.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2-5+squeeze1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.6-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your systemtap packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

[SECURITY] [DSA 2350-1] freetype security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2350-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
November 20, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : freetype
Vulnerability : missing input sanitising
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-3439
Debian Bug : 649122

It was discovered that missing input sanitising in Freetype's processing
of CID-keyed fonts could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3.7-2+lenny8.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.4.2-2.1+squeeze3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.4.8-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your freetype packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/




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