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From: Sean Amoss <ackle@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201204-04 ] FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2012 23:18:03
Message-Id: 4F8DF896.3040700@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201204-04
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: April 17, 2012
     Bugs: #407257
       ID: 201204-04

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FreeType, allowing remote
attackers to possibly execute arbitrary code or cause 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          < 2.4.9                    >= 2.4.9

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

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-2.4.9"

References
==========

[  1 ] CVE-2012-1126
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1126
[  2 ] CVE-2012-1127
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1127
[  3 ] CVE-2012-1128
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1128
[  4 ] CVE-2012-1129
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1129
[  5 ] CVE-2012-1130
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1130
[  6 ] CVE-2012-1131
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1131
[  7 ] CVE-2012-1132
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1132
[  8 ] CVE-2012-1133
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1133
[  9 ] CVE-2012-1134
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1134
[ 10 ] CVE-2012-1135
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1135
[ 11 ] CVE-2012-1136
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1136
[ 12 ] CVE-2012-1137
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1137
[ 13 ] CVE-2012-1138
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1138
[ 14 ] CVE-2012-1139
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1139
[ 15 ] CVE-2012-1140
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1140
[ 16 ] CVE-2012-1141
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1141
[ 17 ] CVE-2012-1142
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1142
[ 18 ] CVE-2012-1143
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1143
[ 19 ] CVE-2012-1144
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1144

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

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

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201204-04.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@g.o 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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