Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201706-25 ] Graphite
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Graphite: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code (GLSA 201706-25)
An out-of-bounds write in Graphite might allow remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code.
Graphite is a “smart font” system developed specifically to handle
the complexities of lesser-known languages of the world.
Vulnerable: < 1.3.8-r1
Unaffected: >= 1.3.8-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures
An out-of-bounds write has been found in the Graphite 2 library.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
document using Graphite or an application linked against Graphite
library, 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 Graphite users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/graphite2-1.3.8-r1"