Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2518-1 cairo -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
06 Jan 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 978658.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-35492.
More information:

LibreOffice slideshow aborts with stack smashing in cairo’s composite_boxes.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.14.8-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your cairo packages.

For the detailed security status of cairo please refer to its security tracker page at:

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