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Gentoo: 201201-09: FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FreeType, allowing remoteattackers to possibly execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial ofService.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201201-09
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: January 23, 2012
     Bugs: #332701, #342121, #345843, #377143, #387535, #390623
       ID: 201201-09

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Synopsis
========

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

Background
==========

FreeType is a high-quality and portable font engine.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  media-libs/freetype          < 2.4.8                    >= 2.4.8

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 the remote execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All FreeType users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/freetype-2.4.8"

References
==========

[  1 ] CVE-2010-1797
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1797
[  2 ] CVE-2010-2497
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2497
[  3 ] CVE-2010-2498
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2498
[  4 ] CVE-2010-2499
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2499
[  5 ] CVE-2010-2500
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2500
[  6 ] CVE-2010-2519
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2519
[  7 ] CVE-2010-2520
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2520
[  8 ] CVE-2010-2527
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2527
[  9 ] CVE-2010-2541
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2541
[ 10 ] CVE-2010-2805
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2805
[ 11 ] CVE-2010-2806
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2806
[ 12 ] CVE-2010-2807
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2807
[ 13 ] CVE-2010-2808
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2808
[ 14 ] CVE-2010-3053
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3053
[ 15 ] CVE-2010-3054
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3054
[ 16 ] CVE-2010-3311
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3311
[ 17 ] CVE-2010-3814
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3814
[ 18 ] CVE-2010-3855
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3855
[ 19 ] CVE-2011-0226
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-0226
[ 20 ] CVE-2011-3256
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-3256
[ 21 ] CVE-2011-3439
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-3439

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201201-09.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2012 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
 
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