FEDORA-2018-3a195026f5

security update in Fedora 29 for cairo

Status: stable 4 months ago

This update lowers amount of color artefacts around glyphs when subpixel rendering is enabled for text by using freetype's default LCD filter.

It also fixes a crash caused by using of wrong function for freeing of memory (CVE-2018-19876).

How to install

sudo dnf upgrade --advisory=FEDORA-2018-3a195026f5

Comments 11

This update has been submitted for testing by mkasik.

mkasik edited this update.

New build(s):

  • cairo-1.16.0-3.fc29

Removed build(s):

  • cairo-1.16.0-2.fc29

Karma has been reset.

Color fringing is less ugly but still present.

karma: +1 critpath: +1 #1645763: -1

catanzaro edited this update.

This update has been pushed to testing.

No regressions that I can see.

karma: +1 critpath: +1

Works great! LGTM! =)

karma: +1

This update has been submitted for batched by bodhi.

This update has been submitted for stable by bodhi.

This update has been pushed to stable.

Font rendering still ugly as hell after this update.

#1645763: -1

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#1645763 ClearType enablement: strong color fringing that is not present in vanilla build from freetype git
Content Type
RPM
Status
stable
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Update Type
security
Update Severity
low
Karma
+3
stable threshold: 3
unstable threshold: -3
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Enabled
Dates
submitted 4 months ago
in testing 4 months ago
in stable 4 months ago
modified 4 months ago

Related Bugs 1

-20 #1645763 ClearType enablement: strong color fringing that is not present in vanilla build from freetype git

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