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Debian: DSA-3461-1: freetype security update

Date 31 Jan 2016
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Posted By LinuxSecurity 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.

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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