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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2350-1 (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

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to freetype announced via advisory DSA 2350-1.

Insight

Insight

It was discovered that missing input sanitising in Freetype's processing of CID-keyed fonts could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.7-2+lenny8. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.2-2.1+squeeze3. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.8-1.

Solution

Solution

We recommend that you upgrade your freetype packages.

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