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    Mageia 2020-0389: freetype2 security update

    Date 20 Oct 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    A heap buffer overflow has been found in freetype2 before 2.10.4. Malformed TTF files with PNG sbit glyphs can cause a heap buffer overflow in Load_SBit_Png as libpng uses the original 32-bit values, which are saved in png_struct. If the original width and/or height are greater than 65535, the allocated buffer won't be able to fit the
    MGASA-2020-0389 - Updated freetype2 packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 20 Oct 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0389.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2020-15999
    
    A heap buffer overflow has been found in freetype2 before 2.10.4.
    Malformed TTF files with PNG sbit glyphs can cause a heap buffer
    overflow in Load_SBit_Png as libpng uses the original 32-bit values,
    which are saved in png_struct. If the original width and/or height are
    greater than 65535, the allocated buffer won't be able to fit the
    bitmap. (CVE-2020-15999)
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27453
    - https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?59308
    - https://security.archlinux.org/ASA-202010-10/generate
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-15999
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/tainted/freetype2-2.9.1-4.1.mga7.tainted
    - 7/core/freetype2-2.9.1-4.1.mga7
    

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