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Security update for freetype2


(Last modified: 01AUG2006)

solutions Security update for freetype2 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (c5665912fca64d68365399f85b8dad06)

Applies to

Package: freetype2
Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
Patch: patch-11131
Release: 20060801
Obsoletes: none


Install this update.



Problem description

This security update fixes crashes in the PCF handling of freetype2 which might be used to crash freetype2 using applications or even to execude code in them.
This issue is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-3467.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh freetype2.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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