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PostPosted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 202004-14 ] FontForge Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: FontForge: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 202004-14)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: 2020-04-30
Bug(s): #706778, #715808
ID: 202004-14

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FontForge, the worst of
which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.


Background

FontForge is a PostScript font editor and converter.

Affected Packages

Package: media-gfx/fontforge
Vulnerable: < 20200314
Unaffected: >= 20200314
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted font
using FontForge, 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 FontForge users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/fontforge-20200314"
   


References

CVE-2019-15785
CVE-2020-5395
CVE-2020-5496
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