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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4777-1                   security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
October 21, 2020                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : freetype
CVE ID         : CVE-2020-15999
Debian Bug     : 972586

Sergei Glazunov discovered a heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability in
the handling of embedded PNG bitmaps in FreeType. Opening malformed
fonts may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary
code.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.9.1-3+deb10u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your freetype packages.

For the detailed security status of freetype please refer to its
security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/freetype

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/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org

Debian: DSA-4777-1: freetype security update

October 21, 2020
Sergei Glazunov discovered a heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability in the handling of embedded PNG bitmaps in FreeType

Summary

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.9.1-3+deb10u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your freetype packages.

For the detailed security status of freetype please refer to its
security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/freetype

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/



Severity
Package : freetype
CVE ID : CVE-2020-15999

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