[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: freetype-2.3.5-6.fc9

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Fedora Update Notification
2008-06-18 01:32:35

Name        : freetype
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 2.3.5
Release     : 6.fc9
URL         : http://www.freetype.org
Summary     : A free and portable font rendering engine
Description :
The FreeType engine is a free and portable font rendering
engine, developed to provide advanced font support for a variety of
platforms and environments. FreeType is a library which can open and
manages font files as well as efficiently load, hint and render
individual glyphs. FreeType is not a font server or a complete
text-rendering library.

Update Information:

This update backports security fixes from upstream version 2.3.6 -
CVE-2008-1806, CVE-2008-1807 and CVE-2008-1808.    For further details, see:
Note: TTF bytecode interpreter is not enabled by default in the Fedora freetype
packages, therefore Fedora packages were not affected by the TTF part of the

* Tue Jun 17 2008 Behdad Esfahbod <besfahbo at redhat.com> 2.3.5-6
- Add freetype-2.3.5-CVEs.patch
- Resolves: #451213
* Fri May 23 2008 Dennis Gilmore <dennis at ausil.us> - 2.3.5-5
- add sparc64  to list of 64 bit arches

  [ 1 ] Bug #450768 - CVE-2008-1806 FreeType PFB integer overflow
  [ 2 ] Bug #450774 - CVE-2008-1808 FreeType off-by-one flaws
  [ 3 ] Bug #450773 - CVE-2008-1807 FreeType invalid free() flaw

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update freetype' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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