FreeType is a free, high-quality, portable font engine that can open and manage font files. It also loads, hints, and renders individual glyphs efficiently. The freetype packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 provide both the FreeType 1 and FreeType 2 font engines. The freetype packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 provide only the FreeType 2 font engine.
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the FreeType font rendering engine processed certain TrueType GX 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. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2010-3855 to this issue.
More information about these vulnerabilities can be found in the security advisory issued by RedHat Linux:
|Product:||Affected Version(s):||Risk Level:||Actions:|
|Avaya Aura® Application Enablement Services||5.2.x, 6.1||Low||Upgrade to AES 6.1.1 or later.|
|Avaya Communication Server 1000:
||6.x, 7.x||Low||See recommended actions and Mitigating Factors table below. this advisory will not be addressed as no further releases are planned.|
|Avaya Aura® Conferencing Standard Edition||6.x||Low||See recommended actions and Mitigating Factors table below. This advisory will not be addressed as no further releases are planned. It is recommended that customers migrate to one of Avaya's conferencing solutions including Aura® Conferencing 7.0 or later.|
|Avaya Intuity AUDIX LX||All||Low||See recommended actions below. This advisory will not be addressed as no further releases are planned.|
|Avaya IQ||4.x, 5.0, 5.1||Low||Upgrade to IQ 5.2 or later.|
|Avaya Meeting Exchange||5.x||Low||Upgrade to MX 6.2 or later.|
|Avaya Message Networking||5.2, 5.2.2, 5.2.3||Low||Upgrade to MN 5.2.4 or later.|
|Avaya Messaging Storage Server||4.0, 5.2 through 5.2.8||Low||Upgrade to MSS 5.2.9 or later.|
|Avaya Aura® Presence Services||6.0, 6.1, 6.1.1||Low||Upgrade to PS 6.1.2 or later.|
|Avaya Proactive Contact||4.0, 4.1.x, 4.2, 4.2.1, 5.0||Low||For PC 4.x, upgrade to PC 4.2.2 or later.
For PC 5.0, upgrade to PC 5.0.1 or later.
|Avaya Aura® Session Manager||1.1, 5.2, 6.0, 6.1, 6.1.1||Low||Upgrade to SM 6.1.2 or later.|
|Avaya Aura® System Manager||5.2, 6.0, 6.1, 6.1.1||Low||Upgrade to SMGR 6.1.2 or later.|
|Avaya Aura® System Platform||1.1, 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2||Low||Upgrade to SP 6.0.3 or later.|
|Avaya Voice Portal||4.x, 5.0 through 5.1.2||Low||Upgrade to Avaya Enterprise Linux for Voice Portal 5.1.3 and Voice Portal 5.1.3 or later.|
Recommended Actions for System Products:
Avaya strongly recommends that customers follow networking and security best practices by implementing firewalls, ACLs, physical security or other appropriate access restrictions. Though Avaya believes such restrictions should always be in place; risk to Avaya's product and the surrounding network from this potential vulnerability may be mitigated by ensuring these practices are implemented until such time as a product update is available or the recommended action is applied. Further restrictions as deemed necessary based on the customer's security policies may be required during this interim period.
When determining risk, Avaya takes into account many factors as outlined by Avaya's Security Vulnerability Classification Policy. The following table describes factors that mitigate the risk of specific vulnerabilities for the listed affected Avaya products:
||Avaya has rated this a Low for all products as it would require non-standard direct user interaction, such as loading a specially crafted font file, to exploit.|
Avaya software-only products operate on general-purpose operating systems. Occasionally vulnerabilities may be discovered in the underlying operating system or applications that come with the operating system. These vulnerabilities often do not impact the software-only product directly but may threaten the integrity of the underlying platform.
In the case of this advisory Avaya software-only products are not affected by the vulnerability directly but the underlying Linux platform may be. Customers should determine on which Linux operating system the product was installed and then follow that vendor's guidance.
|Avaya Aura® Application Enablement Services 4.x/5.x||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the AES application.|
|CVLAN||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the CVLAN application.|
|Avaya Integrated Management Suite (IMS)||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the IMS application.|
|Avaya Aura® Presence Services||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the PS application.|
|Avaya Aura® System Manager 1.0||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the SMGR application.|
|Voice Portal||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the Voice Portal application.|
Recommended Actions for Software-Only Products:
In the event that the affected package is installed, Avaya recommends that customers follow recommended actions supplied by RedHat Linux.
Additional information may also be available via the Avaya support website and through your Avaya account representative. Please contact your Avaya product support representative, or dial 1-800-242-2121, with any questions.
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V 1.0 - December 13, 2010 - Initial Statement issued.
V 2.0 - July 7, 2011 - Changed AES, SM, SMGR and SP affected versions and actions.
V 3.0 - April 5, 2012 - Changed IQ, MN, MSS, PC and PS affected versions and actions.
V 4.0 - December 21, 2012 - Changed VP affected versions and actions.
V 5.0 - March 21, 2013 - Changed MX actions.
V 6.0 - June 26, 2013 - Changed CS1000 and Conferencing SE affected versions and actions, and advisory status to final.
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