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Gentoo alert 201201-09 (freetype)

From:  Sean Amoss <ackle@gentoo.org>
To:  gentoo-announce@lists.gentoo.org
Subject:  [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201201-09 ] FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date:  Mon, 23 Jan 2012 15:09:32 -0500
Message-ID:  <4F1DBE7C.9090808@gentoo.org>
Cc:  buqtraq@securityfocus.com, full-disclosure@lists.grok.org.uk, security-alerts@linuxsecurity.com
Archive-link:  Article, Thread

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201201-09 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: Normal Title: FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities Date: January 23, 2012 Bugs: #332701, #342121, #345843, #377143, #387535, #390623 ID: 201201-09 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 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 ======= 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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