Debian Security Advisory
DLA-3179-1 pixman -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 07 Nov 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-44638.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was a potential out-of-bounds write vulnerability in pixman, a pixel-manipulation library used in many Linux graphical applications.
In libpixman in Pixman before 0.42.2, there is an out-of-bounds write (aka heap-based buffer overflow) in rasterize_edges_8 due to an integer overflow in pixman_sample_floor_y.
For Debian 10
Buster, this problem has been fixed in version 0.36.0-1+deb10u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your pixman packages.
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