Debian: DSA-3839-1: freetype security update

    Date28 Apr 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered 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-3839-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    April 28, 2017                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : freetype
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-10244 CVE-2017-8105 CVE-2017-8287
    Debian Bug     : 856971 861220 861308
    
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Freetype. Opening malformed
    fonts may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary
    code.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.5.2-3+deb8u2.
    
    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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