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Home » Security Advisories» Debian » freetype security update

freetype security update

  • Vendor: Debian
  • Vendor ID: DSA 3839-1
  • Date: April 28, 2017


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3839-1 [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso
April 28, 2017 https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : freetype
CVE ID : CVE-2016-10244 CVE-2017-8105 CVE-2017-8287
Debian Bug : 856971 861220 861308

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

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
version 2.5.2-3+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your freetype packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: [email protected]
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