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<glsa id="201408-02">
<title>FreeType: Arbitrary code execution</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in FreeType could result in execution of arbitrary
code or Denial of Service.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">freetype</product>
<announced>August 09, 2014</announced>
<revised>August 09, 2014: 1</revised>
<bug>504088</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-libs/freetype" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.5.3-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.5.3-r1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>FreeType is a high-quality and portable font engine.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>A stack-based buffer overflow exists in Freetype’s cf2_hintmap_build
function in cff/cf2hints.c.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code or cause a
Denial of Service condition via specially crafted font file.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All FreeType users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=media-libs/freetype-2.5.3-r1"
</code>
<p>Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying these packages.
</p>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2240">CVE-2014-2240</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:29:39 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 09 Aug 2014 19:09:10 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>
</glsa>