ALAS-2013-150


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2013-150
Advisory Release Date: 2014-09-14 17:22 Pacific
Severity: Important

Issue Overview:

A flaw was found in the way the FreeType font rendering engine processed certain Glyph Bitmap Distribution Format (BDF) fonts. If a user loaded a specially-crafted font file with an application linked against FreeType, it could cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2012-5669 )


Affected Packages:

freetype


Issue Correction:
Run yum update freetype to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    freetype-devel-2.3.11-14.13.amzn1.i686
    freetype-debuginfo-2.3.11-14.13.amzn1.i686
    freetype-2.3.11-14.13.amzn1.i686
    freetype-demos-2.3.11-14.13.amzn1.i686

src:
    freetype-2.3.11-14.13.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    freetype-devel-2.3.11-14.13.amzn1.x86_64
    freetype-2.3.11-14.13.amzn1.x86_64
    freetype-demos-2.3.11-14.13.amzn1.x86_64
    freetype-debuginfo-2.3.11-14.13.amzn1.x86_64