Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Graphite, the worst of which could lead to the remote execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||media-gfx/graphite2 on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.3.10|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.3.10|
Graphite is a “smart font” system developed specifically to handle the complexities of lesser-known languages of the world.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Graphite. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or have other unspecified impacts.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Graphite users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/graphite2-1.3.10"
October 13, 2017
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