Debian Security Advisory DSA 3839-1 (freetype - security update)

Published: 2017-04-27 22:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
freetype on Debian Linux

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 2.5.2-3+deb8u2. We recommend that you upgrade your freetype Linux Distribution Packages.

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Freetype. Opening malformed fonts may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)


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