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<title>libXfont: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libXfont, the worst of
which allow for local privilege escalation.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">libxfont</product>
<announced>February 21, 2014</announced>
<revised>February 21, 2014: 1</revised>
<bug>378797</bug>
<bug>497416</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="x11-libs/libXfont" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.4.7 </unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.4.7 </vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>libXfont is an X11 font rasterisation library.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libXfont. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>A local attacker could use a specially crafted file to gain privileges
or cause a Denial of Service condition.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All libXfont users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=x11-libs/libXfont-1.4.7 "
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2895">CVE-2011-2895</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-6462">CVE-2013-6462</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:46 +0000">
underling
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 21 Feb 2014 15:29:10 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>
</glsa>