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<glsa id="201507-21">
<title>libXfont: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libXfont, the worst of
which could result in execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.
<product type="ebuild">libXfont</product>
<announced>July 22, 2015</announced>
<revised>July 22, 2015: 1</revised>
<package name="x11-libs/libXfont" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="rge">1.4.9</unaffected>
<unaffected range="ge">1.5.1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.5.1</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="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code or cause a
Denial of Service condition.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All libXfont 1.4.x users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=x11-libs/libXfont-1.4.9"
<p>All libXfont 1.5.x users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=x11-libs/libXfont-1.5.1"
<uri link="">CVE-2015-1802</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2015-1803</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2015-1804</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 04 Apr 2015 15:23:52 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:44:59 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>