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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201701-63

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201701-63
Posted Jan 24, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201701-63 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Graphite, the worst of which could lead to the remote execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 1.3.7 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2016-1521, CVE-2016-1522, CVE-2016-1523, CVE-2016-1526, CVE-2016-1977, CVE-2016-2790, CVE-2016-2791, CVE-2016-2792, CVE-2016-2793, CVE-2016-2794, CVE-2016-2795, CVE-2016-2796, CVE-2016-2797, CVE-2016-2798, CVE-2016-2799, CVE-2016-2800, CVE-2016-2801, CVE-2016-2802
MD5 | 00e227329d8e92181dad61c5feb7c0c3

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201701-63

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Severity: Normal
Title: Graphite: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: January 24, 2017
Bugs: #574276, #576864
ID: 201701-63

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Graphite, the worst of
which could lead to the remote execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

Graphite is a "smart font" system developed specifically to handle the
complexities of lesser-known languages of the world.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 media-gfx/graphite2 < 1.3.7 >= 1.3.7

Description
===========

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

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or
obtain sensitive information.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Graphite users should upgrade to the latest version:

<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/graphite2-1.3.7"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2016-1521
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1521
[ 2 ] CVE-2016-1522
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1522
[ 3 ] CVE-2016-1523
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1523
[ 4 ] CVE-2016-1526
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1526
[ 5 ] CVE-2016-1977
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1977
[ 6 ] CVE-2016-2790
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2790
[ 7 ] CVE-2016-2791
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2791
[ 8 ] CVE-2016-2792
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2792
[ 9 ] CVE-2016-2793
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2793
[ 10 ] CVE-2016-2794
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2794
[ 11 ] CVE-2016-2795
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2795
[ 12 ] CVE-2016-2796
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2796
[ 13 ] CVE-2016-2797
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2797
[ 14 ] CVE-2016-2798
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2798
[ 15 ] CVE-2016-2799
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2799
[ 16 ] CVE-2016-2800
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2800
[ 17 ] CVE-2016-2801
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2801
[ 18 ] CVE-2016-2802
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-2802

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-63

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2017 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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