GLSA-201201-09 : FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201201-09
(FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in FreeType. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted font,
possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All FreeType users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/freetype-2.4.8'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true