Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FreeType, allowing context-dependent attackers to possibly execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.
|Package||media-libs/freetype on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.4.11|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.4.11|
FreeType is a high-quality and portable font engine.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in FreeType. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A context-dependent 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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Freetype users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/freetype-2.4.11"
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying these packages.
February 11, 2014
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