GLSA-201405-13 : Pango: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 74056


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201405-13 (Pango: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A context-dependent attacker could entice a user to load specially crafted text using an application linked against Pango, 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.


All Pango users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-libs/pango-1.28.3-r1' Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since March 18, 2011. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 74056

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201405-13.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/05/19

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:pango, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/05/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1194, CVE-2009-2468, CVE-2011-0020, CVE-2011-0064

BID: 34870, 35774, 45842, 46632

GLSA: 201405-13

CWE: 189