blob: d661bae522ec9ae9135fad6409cf675f1f17db95 [file] [log] [blame]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="201406-11">
<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>June 14, 2014</announced>
<revised>June 14, 2014: 1</revised>
<bug>510250</bug>
<access>local, remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="x11-libs/libXfont" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.4.8</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.4.8</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 context-dependent attacker could use a specially crafted file to gain
privileges, cause a Denial of Service condition or possibly execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the process.
</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-1.4.8"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0209">CVE-2014-0209</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0210">CVE-2014-0210</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0211">CVE-2014-0211</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:46:03 +0000">
BlueKnight
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 14 Jun 2014 08:39:05 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>
</glsa>