GLSA-201701-76 : HarfBuzz: 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-201701-76
(HarfBuzz: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Impact :

Remote attackers, through the use of crafted data, could cause a Denial
of Service condition or have other unspecified impacts.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-76

Solution :

All HarfBuzz users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/harfbuzz-1.0.6'

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: 96914 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8947
CVE-2016-2052

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