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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-201408-02
(FreeType: Arbitrary code execution)
A stack-based buffer overflow exists in Freetype’s cf2_hintmap_build
function in cff/cf2hints.c.
A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code or cause a
Denial of Service condition via specially crafted font file.
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-2.5.3-r1'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying these packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true