Debian: DSA-3188-1: freetype security update

    Date15 Mar 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Mateusz Jurczyk discovered multiple vulnerabilities in Freetype. Opening malformed fonts may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3188-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    March 15, 2015                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : freetype
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-9656 CVE-2014-9657 CVE-2014-9658 CVE-2014-9660 
                     CVE-2014-9661 CVE-2014-9663 CVE-2014-9664 CVE-2014-9666
                     CVE-2014-9667 CVE-2014-9669 CVE-2014-9670 CVE-2014-9671
                     CVE-2014-9672 CVE-2014-9673 CVE-2014-9675
    
    Mateusz Jurczyk discovered multiple vulnerabilities in Freetype. Opening
    malformed fonts may result in denial of service or the execution of
    arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.4.9-1.1+deb7u1.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been
    fixed in version 2.5.2-3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.5.2-3.
    
    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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