FreeType is a freely available portable font engine.
A vulnerability has been reported in the way that FreeType processes TTF font files. An attacker who could trick a user into opening a malicious file may be able to crash the application using FreeType, or execute arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2007-2754 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 Communication Manager||CM 2.x, 3.0||Low||Avaya recommends that customers upgrade to CM 3.1 or later to resolve this issue.|
|Avaya Intuity LX||IALX 1.1, 2.0, 2.0 SP1||Low||Avaya recommends that customers upgrade to IALX 2.0 SP2 or later to resolve this issue.|
|Avaya EMMC||EMMC 1.017||Low||Avaya recommends that customers upgrade to EMMC 1.021 or later to resolve this issue.|
|Avaya Messaging Storage Server||MSS 3.x, 4.0||Low||Avaya recommends that customers upgrade to MSS 5.0 or later to resolve this issue.|
|Avaya Message Networking||All||Low||See recommended actions below. This issue will be addressed in accordance with Avaya's Product Security Vulnerability Response Policy|
|Avaya CCS/SES||SES 3.1 and earlier||Low||Avaya recommends that customers upgrade to SES 3.1.1 or later to resolve this issue.|
|Avaya AES||AES 3.1.3 and earlier||Low||Avaya recommends that customers upgrade to AES 3.1.4 or later to resolve this issue.|
For all system products which use vulnerable versions of FreeType, Avaya recommends that customers restrict local and network access to the server. This restriction should be enforced through the use of physical security, firewalls, ACLs, VPNs, and other generally-accepted networking practices until such time as an update becomes available and can be installed.
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.
|CVLAN||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the CVLAN application. The CVLAN application does not require the software described in this advisory.|
|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. The IMS application does not require the software described in this advisory.|
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 - August 1, 2007 - Initial Statement issued.
V 2.0 - January 8, 2008 - Changed resolution for several products.
V 3.0 - December 22, 2008 - Changed IALX recommended actions.
V 4.0 - February 27, 2009 - Changed MSS affected versions and recommended actions.
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