Debian: DSA-2428-1: freetype security update

    Date 08 Mar 2012
    114
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Mateusz Jurczyk from the Google Security Team discovered several vulnerabilties in Freetype's parsing of BDF, Type1 and TrueType fonts, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed font file is processed.
    -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
    Hash: SHA1
    
    - -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2428-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    March 07, 2012                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
    - -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    
    Package        : freetype
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-1133 CVE-2012-1134 CVE-2012-1136 CVE-2012-1142 
                     CVE-2012-1144
    
    Mateusz Jurczyk from the Google Security Team discovered several
    vulnerabilties in Freetype's parsing of BDF, Type1 and TrueType fonts,
    which could result in the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed
    font file is processed.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.4.2-2.1+squeeze4. The updated packages are already available
    since yesterday, but the advisory text couldn't be send earlier.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    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: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    

    LinuxSecurity Poll

    Do you feel that the Lawful Access to Encrypted Data Act, which aims to force encryption backdoors, is a threat to US citizens' privacy?

    No answer selected. Please try again.
    Please select either existing option or enter your own, however not both.
    Please select minimum 0 answer(s) and maximum 3 answer(s).
    /main-polls/30-do-you-feel-that-the-lawful-access-to-encrypted-data-act-which-aims-to-force-encryption-backdoors-is-a-threat-to-privacy?task=poll.vote&format=json
    30
    radio
    [{"id":"106","title":"Yes - I am a privacy advocate and I am strongly opposed to this bill.","votes":"7","type":"x","order":"1","pct":100,"resources":[]},{"id":"107","title":"I'm undecided - it has its pros and cons.","votes":"0","type":"x","order":"2","pct":0,"resources":[]},{"id":"108","title":"No - I support this bill and feel that it will help protect against crime and threats to our national security. ","votes":"0","type":"x","order":"3","pct":0,"resources":[]}] ["#ff5b00","#4ac0f2","#b80028","#eef66c","#60bb22","#b96a9a","#62c2cc"] ["rgba(255,91,0,0.7)","rgba(74,192,242,0.7)","rgba(184,0,40,0.7)","rgba(238,246,108,0.7)","rgba(96,187,34,0.7)","rgba(185,106,154,0.7)","rgba(98,194,204,0.7)"] 350
    bottom 200

    Advisories

    Please enable / Bitte aktiviere JavaScript!
    Veuillez activer / Por favor activa el Javascript![ ? ]

    We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to our Cookie Policy.