USN-972-1: FreeType vulnerabilities
17 August 2010
- freetype -
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 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.