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PostPosted: Sun Mar 08, 2015 5:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201503-05 ] FreeType Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201503-05)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: March 08, 2015
Bug(s): #532152, #539796
ID: 201503-05

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FreeType, possibly
resulting in Denial of Service.


Background

FreeType is a high-quality and portable font engine.

Affected Packages

Package: media-libs/freetype
Vulnerable: < 2.5.5
Unaffected: >= 2.5.5
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in FreeType. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker can cause Denial of Service.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All FreeType users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/freetype-2.5.5"
   


References

CVE-2014-9656
CVE-2014-9657
CVE-2014-9658
CVE-2014-9659
CVE-2014-9660
CVE-2014-9661
CVE-2014-9662
CVE-2014-9663
CVE-2014-9664
CVE-2014-9665
CVE-2014-9666
CVE-2014-9667
CVE-2014-9668
CVE-2014-9669
CVE-2014-9670
CVE-2014-9671
CVE-2014-9672
CVE-2014-9673
CVE-2014-9674
CVE-2014-9675


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