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Debian: freetype security update

Two buffer overflows were found in the Freetype font library, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2155-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
January 30, 2011                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : freetype
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2010-3814 CVE-2010-3855

Two buffer overflows were found in the Freetype font library, which could
lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.3.7-2+lenny5.

For the testing distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.4.2-2.1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.4.2-2.1.

We recommend that you upgrade your freetype packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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