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[SECURITY] [DSA 2328-1] freetype security update Oct 24 2011 08:22PM
Moritz Muehlenhoff (jmm debian org)
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2328-1 security (at) debian (dot) org [email concealed]
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
October 24, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : freetype
Vulnerability : missing input sanitising
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-3256
Debian Bug : 646120

It was discovered that missing input sanitising in Freetype's glyph
handling could lead to memory corruption, resulting in denial of service
or the execution of arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3.7-2+lenny7.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.4.2-2.1+squeeze2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.4.7-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your freetype packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce (at) lists.debian (dot) org [email concealed]
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