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[DSA1095] DSA-1095-1 freetype

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1095-1 freetype

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Several problems have been discovered in the FreeType 2 font engine.
The Common vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the
following problems:
Several integer underflows have been discovered which could permit
remote attackers to cause a denial of service.
Chris Evans discovered several integer overflows that lead to a
denial of service or could possibly even lead to the execution of
arbitrary code.
Several more integer overflows have been discovered which could
possibly lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
A null pointer dereference could cause a denial of service.
For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.0.9-1woody1.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.1.7-2.5.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems will be fixed soon
We recommend that you upgrade your libfreetype packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1095
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 18034

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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