Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5276-1 pixman -- security update

Date Reported:
12 Nov 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1023427.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-44638.
More information:

Maddie Stone reported a heap-based buffer overflow flaw in pixman, a pixel-manipulation library for X and cairo, which could result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 0.40.0-1.1~deb11u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your pixman packages.

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