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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201710-13

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201710-13
Posted Oct 13, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201710-13 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Graphite, the worst of which could lead to the remote execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 1.3.10 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-7771, CVE-2017-7772, CVE-2017-7773, CVE-2017-7774, CVE-2017-7775, CVE-2017-7776, CVE-2017-7777, CVE-2017-7778
MD5 | ea46d8b742d457674bbef354dfd6ab21

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201710-13

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Severity: Normal
Title: Graphite: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: October 13, 2017
Bugs: #621724
ID: 201710-13

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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 asmart fonta 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 < 1.3.10 >= 1.3.10

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

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

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or have
other unspecified impacts.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Graphite users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/graphite2-1.3.10"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-7771
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7771
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-7772
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7772
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-7773
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7773
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-7774
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7774
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-7775
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7775
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-7776
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7776
[ 7 ] CVE-2017-7777
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7777
[ 8 ] CVE-2017-7778
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-7778

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-13

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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