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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201402-16
(FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in FreeType. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A context-dependent attacker could entice a user to open a specially
crafted font, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Freetype users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/freetype-2.4.11'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying these packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 72453 ()
Bugtraq ID: 57041
CVE ID: CVE-2012-5668CVE-2012-5669CVE-2012-5670
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