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[ GLSA 201201-09 ] FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities
From: Sean Amoss <ackle () gentoo org>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 15:09:32 -0500

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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
=================

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  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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