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|Posted: Fri Feb 21, 2014 7:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201402-23 ] libXfont: Multiple vulnerabilities
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: libXfont: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201402-23)
Date: February 21, 2014
Bug(s): #378797, #497416
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libXfont, the worst of
which allow for local privilege escalation.
libXfont is an X11 font rasterisation library.
Vulnerable: < 1.4.7
Unaffected: >= 1.4.7
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libXfont. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker could use a specially crafted file to gain privileges
or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All libXfont users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-libs/libXfont-1.4.7 "
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