Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1065-1 fontforge -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 Aug 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-11568, CVE-2017-11569, CVE-2017-11571, CVE-2017-11572, CVE-2017-11574, CVE-2017-11575, CVE-2017-11576, CVE-2017-11577.
- More information:
FontForge is vulnerable to heap-based buffer over-read in several functions, resulting in DoS or code execution via a crafted otf file:
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.0.20120101+git-2+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your fontforge 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