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PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201706-14 ] FreeType Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201706-14)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-06-06
Bug(s): #612192, #616730
ID: 201706-14

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FreeType, the worst of
which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.


Background

FreeType is a high-quality and portable font engine.

Affected Packages

Package: media-libs/freetype
Vulnerable: < 2.8
Unaffected: >= 2.8
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 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.


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-2.8"
   


References


CVE-2016-10244


CVE-2016-10328

CVE-2017-7857
CVE-2017-7858
CVE-2017-7864
CVE-2017-8105
CVE-2017-8287
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