FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201503-05

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FreeType, possibly resulting in Denial of Service.

Affected Packages

media-libs/freetype on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.5.5
Unaffected versions >= 2.5.5

Background

FreeType is a high-quality and portable font engine.

Description

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

Impact

A remote attacker can cause Denial of Service.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All FreeType users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/freetype-2.5.5"
 

References

Release Date
March 08, 2015

Latest Revision
March 08, 2015: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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