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: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/pixman