Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1887-1 freetype -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
15 Aug 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-9290.
More information:

A buffer over-read in the t1-parser of freetype, a font engine, has been found and fixed by checking limits more sensible.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.5.2-3+deb8u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your freetype packages.

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