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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2294-1 (freetype)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to freetype announced via advisory DSA 2294-1.

Insight

Insight

It was discovered that insufficient input saniting in Freetype's code to parse Type1 could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.7-2+lenny6. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.2-2.1+squeeze1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.6-1.

Solution

Solution

We recommend that you upgrade your freetype packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)