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PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201204-04 ] FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201204-04)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: April 17, 2012
Bug(s): #407257
ID: 201204-04

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FreeType, allowing
remote attackers to possibly execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of
Service.


Background

FreeType is a high-quality and portable font engine.

Affected Packages

Package: media-libs/freetype
Vulnerable: < 2.4.9
Unaffected: >= 2.4.9
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 open a specially crafted font,
possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of
the user running the application, 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-2.4.9"
   


References

CVE-2012-1126
CVE-2012-1127
CVE-2012-1128
CVE-2012-1129
CVE-2012-1130
CVE-2012-1131
CVE-2012-1132
CVE-2012-1133
CVE-2012-1134
CVE-2012-1135
CVE-2012-1136
CVE-2012-1137
CVE-2012-1138
CVE-2012-1139
CVE-2012-1140
CVE-2012-1141
CVE-2012-1142
CVE-2012-1143
CVE-2012-1144
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