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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-5436: Graphite: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-5436: Graphite: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/22/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
06/15/2020

Description

An out-of-bounds write in the Graphite 2 library triggered with a maliciously crafted Graphite font. This results in a potentially exploitable crash. This issue was fixed in the Graphite 2 library as well as Mozilla products. This vulnerability affects Thunderbird < 52.1, Firefox ESR < 45.9, Firefox ESR < 52.1, and Firefox < 53.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-gfx-graphite2
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-client-firefox
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-client-firefox-bin

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