Security update for fontforge

SUSE Security Update: Security update for fontforge
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:0393-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1160220 #1160236
Cross-References:CVE-2020-5395 CVE-2020-5496
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for fontforge fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2020-5395: Fixed a use-after-free in SFD_GetFontMetaData() (bsc#1160220).
  • CVE-2020-5496: Fixed a heap-based buffer overflow in Type2NotDefSplines() (bsc#1160236).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2020-393=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2020-393=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • fontforge-20170731-11.11.1
    • fontforge-debuginfo-20170731-11.11.1
    • fontforge-debugsource-20170731-11.11.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • fontforge-20170731-11.11.1
    • fontforge-debuginfo-20170731-11.11.1
    • fontforge-debugsource-20170731-11.11.1

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