SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201006-01 (FreeType 1: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
Multiple issues found in FreeType 2 were also discovered in FreeType 1.
For details on these issues, please review the Gentoo Linux Security Advisories and CVE identifiers referenced below.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted TTF file, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running FreeType.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll FreeType 1 users should upgrade to an unaffected version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/freetype-1.4_pre20080316-r2' NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since May 27, 2009. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.