USN-6062-1: FreeType vulnerability
9 May 2023
FreeType could be made to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code if it opened a specially crafted font file.
- freetype - FreeType 2 is a font engine library
It was discovered that FreeType incorrectly handled 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 possibly execute
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.