USN-1316-1: t1lib vulnerability
21 December 2011
t1lib could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted font file.
- t1lib - Type 1 font rasterizer library - runtime
Jonathan Brossard discovered that t1lib did not correctly handle certain
malformed font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted
font file, a remote attacker could cause t1lib to crash or possibly execute
arbitrary code with user privileges.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make
all the necessary changes.