USN-2739-1: FreeType vulnerabilities
10 September 2015
Several security issues were fixed in FreeType.
- freetype - FreeType 2 is a font engine library
It was discovered that FreeType 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 FreeType to crash or hang, resulting in
a denial of service, or possibly expose uninitialized memory.
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.