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<glsa id="201402-16">
<title>FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FreeType, allowing
context-dependent attackers to possibly execute arbitrary code or cause
Denial of Service.
<product type="ebuild">freetype</product>
<announced>February 11, 2014</announced>
<revised>February 11, 2014: 1</revised>
<access>local, remote</access>
<package name="media-libs/freetype" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.4.11</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.4.11</vulnerable>
<p>FreeType is a high-quality and portable font engine.</p>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in FreeType. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A context-dependent attacker could entice a user to open a specially
crafted font, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All Freetype users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=media-libs/freetype-2.4.11"
<p>Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying these packages.
<uri link="">CVE-2012-5668</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2012-5669</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2012-5670</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 22 Mar 2013 15:21:05 +0000">ackle</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:52:45 +0000">ackle</metadata>