Ubuntu 5528-1: FreeType vulnerabilities

Advisories

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5528-1
July 20, 2022

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

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in FreeType.

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

Details:

It was discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed
font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font
file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash, or possibly execute
arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
  libfreetype6                    2.11.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  libfreetype6                    2.10.1-2ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  libfreetype6                    2.8.1-2ubuntu2.2

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5528-1
  CVE-2022-27404, CVE-2022-27405, CVE-2022-27406, CVE-2022-31782

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/freetype/2.11.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/freetype/2.10.1-2ubuntu0.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/freetype/2.8.1-2ubuntu2.2

Ubuntu 5528-1: FreeType vulnerabilities

July 20, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 22.04 LTS - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Summary: Several security issues were fixed in FreeType. Software Description: - freetype: FreeType 2 is a font engine library Details: It was discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 22.04 LTS: libfreetype6 2.11.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: libfreetype6 2.10.1-2ubuntu0.2 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: libfreetype6 2.8.1-2ubuntu2.2 After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5528-1

CVE-2022-27404, CVE-2022-27405, CVE-2022-27406, CVE-2022-31782

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5528-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/freetype/2.11.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/freetype/2.10.1-2ubuntu0.2 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/freetype/2.8.1-2ubuntu2.2

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