Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2040-1 harfbuzz -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 17 Dec 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-8947.
- More information:
An issue has been found in harfbuzz, an OpenType text shaping engine.
Due to a buffer over-read, remote attackers are able to cause a denial of service or possibly have other impact via crafted data.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 0.9.35-2+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your harfbuzz 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