Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2294-1 freetype -- missing input sanitising
- Date Reported:
- 14 Aug 2011
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 635871.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2011-0226.
- More information:
It was discovered that insufficient input sanitising in Freetype's code to parse Type1 could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 2.3.7-2+lenny6.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.2-2.1+squeeze1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.6-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your freetype packages.