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|Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201204-04 ] FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201204-04)
Date: April 17, 2012
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FreeType, allowing
remote attackers to possibly execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of
FreeType is a high-quality and portable font engine.
Vulnerable: < 2.4.9
Unaffected: >= 2.4.9
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in FreeType. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All FreeType users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/freetype-2.4.9"
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