A vulnerability in Pango could result in a Denial of Service condition.
|Package||x11-libs/pango on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.42.4|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.42.4|
Library for layout and rendering of internationalized text.
Processing certain invalid Emoji sequences in a GTK+ application can trigger a reachable assertion resulting in an application crash.
A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted Emoji sequences, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
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-1.42.4"
November 10, 2018
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