Debian Security Advisory

DSA-3461-1 freetype -- security update

Date Reported:
30 Jan 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 777656.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-9674.
More information:

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered multiple vulnerabilities in Freetype. Opening malformed fonts may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.9-1.1+deb7u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your freetype packages.