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<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.
<product type="ebuild">libXfont</product>
<announced>June 14, 2014</announced>
<revised>June 14, 2014: 1</revised>
<access>local, remote</access>
<package name="x11-libs/libXfont" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.4.8</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.4.8</vulnerable>
<p>libXfont is an X11 font rasterisation library. </p>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libXfont. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
<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>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All libXfont users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=x11-libs/libXfont-1.4.8"
<uri link="">CVE-2014-0209</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2014-0210</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2014-0211</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:46:03 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 14 Jun 2014 08:39:05 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>