Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FreeType, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
|Package||media-libs/freetype on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.8|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.8|
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 remote attacker could entice a user to use a specially crafted font file using FreeType, 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 FreeType users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/freetype-2.8"