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USN-5657-1: Graphite2 vulnerability

5 October 2022

Graphite2 could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.

Releases

Packages

  • graphite2 - Font rendering engine for Complex Scripts

Details

It was discovered that Graphite2 mishandled specially crafted files. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or
other unspecified impact.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References