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Debian: New freetype packages fix integer overflow

Date 10 Jun 2007
Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
A problem was discovered with freetype, a FreeTyp2 font engine, which could allow the execution of arbitary code via an integer overflow in specially crafted TTF files.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1302-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                               Steve Kemp
June 10, 2007
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Package        : freetype (2.2.1-5+etch1)
Vulnerability  : integer overflow
Problem type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2007-2754
Debian Bug     : 425625

A problem was discovered with freetype, a FreeTyp2 font engine, which
could allow the execution of arbitary code via an integer overflow in
specially crafted TTF files.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in 
version 2.2.1-5+etch1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.2.1-6.

We recommend that you upgrade your freetype (2.2.1-5+etch1) package.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian (stable)
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:
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alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
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hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
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ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
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mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
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mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
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powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
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s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
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sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
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  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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