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USN-2739-1: FreeType vulnerabilities

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USN-2739-1: FreeType vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/10/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/11/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The parse_encoding function in type1/t1load.c in FreeType before 2.5.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a "broken number-with-base" in a Postscript stream, as demonstrated by 8#garbage.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libfreetype6

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