Debian Security Advisory DSA-4777-1 freetype

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Debian security advisory DSA-4777-1 freetype.

Sergei Glazunov discovered a heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability in the handling of embedded PNG bitmaps in FreeType.

Debian security advisory DSA-4777-1 freetype.

Package: freetype
CVE ID: CVE-2020-15999
Debian Bug: 972586

Sergei Glazunov discovered a heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability in the handling of embedded PNG bitmaps in FreeType. Opening malformed fonts may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution Debian 10 "Buster", this problem has been fixed in version 2.9.1-3+deb10u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your freetype packages.

For the detailed security status of freetype please refer to its security tracker page.

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