T1Lib: : Multiple vulnerabilities

2017-01-23T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201701-57
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2017-01-23T00:00:00

Description

Background

T1Lib is a library for rasterizing bitmaps from Adobe Type 1 fonts.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in T1Lib. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

Remote attackers, by coercing users to process specially crafted AFM font or PDF file, could cause a Denial of Service condition or execute arbitrary code.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All T1Lib users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/t1lib-5.1.2-r1"