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From: Kristian Fiskerstrand <k_f@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201706-14 ] FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Tue, 06 Jun 2017 20:15:23
Message-Id: f7576cac-8e2a-2b9b-f512-fee33c130594@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201706-14
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: June 06, 2017
     Bugs: #612192, #616730
       ID: 201706-14

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FreeType, the worst of
which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Background
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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           < 2.8                       >= 2.8

Description
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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 use a specially crafted font
file using FreeType, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All FreeType users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/freetype-2.8"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2016-10244
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-10244
[ 2 ] CVE-2016-10328
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-10328
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-7857
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7857
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-7858
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7858
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-7864
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7864
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-8105
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-8105
[ 7 ] CVE-2017-8287
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-8287

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-14

Concerns?
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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 2017 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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