Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Pango, the worst of which allow execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.
|Package||x11-libs/pango on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.28.3-r1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.28.3-r1|
Pango is an internationalized text layout and rendering library
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Pango. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A context-dependent attacker could entice a user to load specially crafted text using an application linked against Pango, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Pango users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-libs/pango-1.28.3-r1"
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since March 18, 2011. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.