Debian Security Advisory
DLA-587-1 fontconfig -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 09 Aug 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 833570.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-5384.
- More information:
A possible double free vulnerability was found in fontconfig. The problem was due to insufficient validation when parsing the cache file.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.9.0-7.1+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your fontconfig packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS