GLSA-201706-14 : FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201706-14
(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 use a specially crafted font
file using FreeType, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-14

Solution :

All FreeType users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/freetype-2.8'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100657 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-10244
CVE-2016-10328
CVE-2017-7857
CVE-2017-7858
CVE-2017-7864
CVE-2017-8105
CVE-2017-8287

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