Pango: Multiple vulnerabilities

2014-05-17T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201405-13
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2014-05-17T00:00:00

Description

Background

Pango is an internationalized text layout and rendering library

Description

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.

Resolution

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.