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PostPosted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201710-13 ] Graphite Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Graphite: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201710-13)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-10-13
Bug(s): #621724
ID: 201710-13

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Graphite, the worst of
which could lead to the remote execution of arbitrary code.



Background

Graphite is a “smart font” system developed specifically to handle
the complexities of lesser-known languages of the world.


Affected Packages

Package: media-gfx/graphite2
Vulnerable: < 1.3.10
Unaffected: >= 1.3.10
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or have
other unspecified impacts.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Graphite users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/graphite2-1.3.10"
   


References


CVE-2017-7771


CVE-2017-7772


CVE-2017-7773


CVE-2017-7774


CVE-2017-7775


CVE-2017-7776


CVE-2017-7777


CVE-2017-7778
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