Debian Security Advisory

DLA-185-1 freetype -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
01 Apr 2015
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 777656.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-9656, CVE-2014-9657, CVE-2014-9658, CVE-2014-9660, CVE-2014-9661, CVE-2014-9663, CVE-2014-9664, CVE-2014-9665, CVE-2014-9666, CVE-2014-9667, CVE-2014-9669, CVE-2014-9670, CVE-2014-9671, CVE-2014-9672, CVE-2014-9673, CVE-2014-9674, CVE-2014-9675.
More information:

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered multiple vulnerabilities in Freetype. Opening malformed fonts may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 2.4.2-2.1+squeeze5.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems were fixed in version 2.4.9-1.1+deb7u1.