USN-4126-2: FreeType vulnerabilities
9 September 2019
FreeType could be made to expose sensitive information if it opened a specially crafted font file.
- freetype - FreeType 2 is a font engine library
USN-4126-1 fixed a vulnerability in FreeType. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that FreeType incorrectly handled certain font files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.
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.
- USN-4126-1: libfreetype6, freetype, libfreetype6-udeb, freetype2-demos, libfreetype6-dev