Debian Security Advisory
DLA-900-1 freetype -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 17 Apr 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 860303.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-10328.
- More information:
The Freetype 2 font engine was vulnerable to an out-of-bounds write caused by a heap-based buffer overflow in the cff_parser_run function in cff/cffparse.c.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.4.9-1.1+deb7u5.
We recommend that you upgrade your freetype packages.
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