Debian: DSA-2294-1: freetype security update

    Date14 Aug 2011
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    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
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2294-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    August 14, 2011                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : freetype
    Vulnerability  : missing input sanisiting
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2011-0226 
    Debian Bug     : 635871
    
    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.
    
    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: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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