[ GLSA 201811-07 ] Pango: Denial of Service


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201811-07
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Pango: Denial of Service
Date: November 10, 2018
Bugs: #664108
ID: 201811-07

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Synopsis

A vulnerability in Pango could result in a Denial of Service condition.

Background

Library for layout and rendering of internationalized text.

Affected packages

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 x11-libs/pango 1.42.4

Description

Processing certain invalid Emoji sequences in a GTK+ application can
trigger a reachable assertion resulting in an application crash.

Impact

A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted Emoji sequences,
possibly resulting in 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-1.42.4″

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2018-15120
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-15120

Availability

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-07

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 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
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