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Debian: DSA-3370-1: freetype security update

Date 06 Oct 2015
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
It was discovered that FreeType did not properly handle some malformed inputs. This could allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via crafted font files.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3370-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Alessandro Ghedini
October 06, 2015                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : freetype
CVE ID         : CVE-2014-9745 CVE-2014-9746 CVE-2014-9747
Debian Bug     : 798619 798620

It was discovered that FreeType did not properly handle some malformed
inputs. This could allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(crash) via crafted font files.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed
in version 2.4.9-1.1+deb7u2.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
version 2.5.2-3+deb8u1.

For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
in version 2.6-1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 2.6-1.

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: https://www.debian.org/security/

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