Debian: DSA-3370-1: freetype security update

    Date06 Oct 2015
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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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