=========================================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5453-1
May 30, 2022

freetype vulnerability
=========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM

Summary:

FreeType could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- freetype: FreeType 2 is a font engine library

Details:

It was discovered that FreeType incorrectly handled certain font files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
   libfreetype6                    2.6.1-0.1ubuntu2.5+esm1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5453-1
   CVE-2022-27406

Ubuntu 5453-1: FreeType vulnerability

May 30, 2022
FreeType could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.

Summary

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: libfreetype6 2.6.1-0.1ubuntu2.5+esm1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5453-1

CVE-2022-27406

Severity
May 30, 2022

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