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    Debian: DSA-2155-1: freetype security update

    Date 30 Jan 2011
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    Two buffer overflows were found in the Freetype font library, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2155-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    January 30, 2011                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : freetype
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2010-3814 CVE-2010-3855
    
    Two buffer overflows were found in the Freetype font library, which could
    lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.3.7-2+lenny5.
    
    For the testing distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.4.2-2.1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.4.2-2.1.
    
    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/
    
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