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MGASA-2024-0060 - Updated fonttools packages fix security vulnerabilities

Publication date: 14 Mar 2024
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2024-0060.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 9
CVE: CVE-2023-45139

As of fonttools>=4.28.2 the subsetting module has a XML External Entity
Injection (XXE) vulnerability which allows an attacker to resolve
arbitrary entities when a candidate font (OT-SVG fonts), which contains
a SVG table, is parsed.
This allows attackers to include arbitrary files from the filesystem
fontTools is running on or make web requests from the host system.

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=32955
- https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2024/03/08/2
- https://github.com/fonttools/fonttools/security/advisories/GHSA-6673-4983-2vx5
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2023-45139

SRPMS:
- 9/core/fonttools-4.38.0-2.1.mga9

Mageia 2024-0060: fonttools security update

As of fonttools>=4.28.2 the subsetting module has a XML External Entity Injection (XXE) vulnerability which allows an attacker to resolve arbitrary entities when a candidate font (...

Summary

As of fonttools>=4.28.2 the subsetting module has a XML External Entity Injection (XXE) vulnerability which allows an attacker to resolve arbitrary entities when a candidate font (OT-SVG fonts), which contains a SVG table, is parsed. This allows attackers to include arbitrary files from the filesystem fontTools is running on or make web requests from the host system.

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=32955

- https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2024/03/08/2

- https://github.com/fonttools/fonttools/security/advisories/GHSA-6673-4983-2vx5

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2023-45139

Resolution

MGASA-2024-0060 - Updated fonttools packages fix security vulnerabilities

SRPMS

- 9/core/fonttools-4.38.0-2.1.mga9

Severity
Publication date: 14 Mar 2024
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2024-0060.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2023-45139

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