GLSA-201204-04 : FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 59620
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201204-04 (FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in FreeType. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote 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 condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll FreeType users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/freetype-2.4.9'