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=========================================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5746-1
November 28, 2022

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

- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM

Summary:

HarfBuzz could be made to crash if it received specially crafted
input.

Software Description:
- harfbuzz: OpenType text shaping engine

Details:

Behzad Najjarpour Jabbari discovered that HarfBuzz incorrectly handled
certain inputs. A remote 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:
   libharfbuzz-bin                 1.0.1-1ubuntu0.1+esm1
   libharfbuzz0b                   1.0.1-1ubuntu0.1+esm1

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

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5746-1
   CVE-2015-9274

Ubuntu 5746-1: HarfBuzz vulnerability

November 28, 2022
HarfBuzz could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.

Summary

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: libharfbuzz-bin 1.0.1-1ubuntu0.1+esm1 libharfbuzz0b 1.0.1-1ubuntu0.1+esm1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5746-1

CVE-2015-9274

Severity
November 28, 2022

Package Information

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