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Debian Security Advisory DSA-5641-1                   security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
March 19, 2024                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : fontforge
CVE ID         : CVE-2024-25081 CVE-2024-25082
Debian Bug     : 1064967

It was discovered that fontforge, a font editor, is prone to shell command
injection vulnerabilities when processing specially crafted files.

For the oldstable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed
in version 1:20201107~dfsg-4+deb11u1.

For the stable distribution (bookworm), these problems have been fixed in
version 1:20230101~dfsg-1.1~deb12u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your fontforge packages.

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

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-5641-1: fontforge security update

March 19, 2024
It was discovered that fontforge, a font editor, is prone to shell command injection vulnerabilities when processing specially crafted files

Summary

It was discovered that fontforge, a font editor, is prone to shell command
injection vulnerabilities when processing specially crafted files.

For the oldstable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed
in version 1:20201107~dfsg-4+deb11u1.

For the stable distribution (bookworm), these problems have been fixed in
version 1:20230101~dfsg-1.1~deb12u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your fontforge packages.

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

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

Severity
Package : fontforge
CVE ID : CVE-2024-25081 CVE-2024-25082
Debian Bug : 1064967

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