Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2328-1 freetype -- missing input sanitising
- Date Reported:
- 24 Oct 2011
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 646120.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2011-3256.
- More information:
It was discovered that missing input sanitising in Freetype's glyph handling could lead to memory corruption, resulting in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.
For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.7-2+lenny7.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.2-2.1+squeeze2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.7-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your freetype packages.