Debian Security Advisory
DLA-931-1 freetype -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 06 May 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 861308.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-8287.
- More information:
It was found that a malformed font could result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.4.9-1.1+deb7u7.
We recommend that you upgrade your freetype 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