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    Fedora 32: freetype 2020-6299161e89

    Date 24 Oct 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Update to freetype 2.10.4 which fixes security flaw CVE-2020-15999.
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2020-6299161e89
    2020-10-25 01:19:04.801233
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    Name        : freetype
    Product     : Fedora 32
    Version     : 2.10.4
    Release     : 1.fc32
    URL         : https://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.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    Update to freetype 2.10.4 which fixes security flaw CVE-2020-15999.
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    ChangeLog:
    
    * Fri Oct 23 2020 Marek Kasik  - 2.10.4-1
    - Update to 2.10.4
    - Test bitmap size earlier for PNGs
    - Fix memory leak in pngshim.c
    - Enable man pages for demos
    - Resolves: #1887084, #1890211
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #1890210 - CVE-2020-15999 freetype: heap-based buffer overflow via malformed ttf files
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1890210
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    This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
    su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2020-6299161e89' at the command
    line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
    https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label
    
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