Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201706-14 ] FreeType
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201706-14)
Bug(s): #612192, #616730
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FreeType, the worst of
which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
FreeType is a high-quality and portable font engine.
Vulnerable: < 2.8
Unaffected: >= 2.8
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in FreeType. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to use a specially crafted font
file using FreeType, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All FreeType users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/freetype-2.8"