Debian: DSA-3461-1: freetype security update

    Date31 Jan 2016
    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-3461-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Sebastien Delafond
    January 30, 2016                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : freetype
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-9674
    Debian Bug     : 777656
    
    Mateusz Jurczyk discovered multiple vulnerabilities in
    Freetype. Opening malformed fonts may result in denial of service or
    the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
    in version 2.4.9-1.1+deb7u3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your freetype packages.
    
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    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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