Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libXfont, the worst of which could result in execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.
|Package||x11-libs/libXfont on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.5.1|
|Unaffected versions||revision >= 1.4.9
libXfont is an X11 font rasterisation library.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libXfont. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All libXfont 1.4.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-libs/libXfont-1.4.9"
All libXfont 1.5.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-libs/libXfont-1.5.1"
July 22, 2015
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