Gentoo Forums
Gentoo Forums
Gentoo Forums
Quick Search: in
[ GLSA 201811-07 ] Pango
View unanswered posts
View posts from last 24 hours

 
Reply to topic    Gentoo Forums Forum Index News & Announcements
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
GLSA
Advocate
Advocate


Joined: 12 May 2004
Posts: 2134

PostPosted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201811-07 ] Pango Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Pango: Denial of Service (GLSA 201811-07)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2018-11-10
Bug(s): #664108
ID: 201811-07

Synopsis

A vulnerability in Pango could result in a Denial of Service
condition.


Background

Library for layout and rendering of internationalized text.

Affected Packages

Package: x11-libs/pango
Vulnerable: < 1.42.4
Unaffected: >= 1.42.4
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Processing certain invalid Emoji sequences in a GTK+ application can
trigger a reachable assertion resulting in an application crash.


Impact

A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted Emoji sequences,
possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Pango users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-libs/pango-1.42.4"
   


References

CVE-2018-15120
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Reply to topic    Gentoo Forums Forum Index News & Announcements All times are GMT
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum