Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libXfont, the worst of which allow for local privilege escalation.
|Package||x11-libs/libXfont on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.4.7|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.4.7|
libXfont is an X11 font rasterisation library.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libXfont. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker could use a specially crafted file to gain privileges or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All libXfont users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-libs/libXfont-1.4.7 "