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Debian: New freetype packages fix arbitary code execution

A problem was discovered with freetype, a FreeType2 font engine, which could allow the execution of arbitary code via an integer overflow in specially crafted TTF files. Fixed packages are available from
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1334                                         Steve Kemp
July 18th, 2007
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Package        : freetype
Vulnerability  : integer overflow
Problem type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2007-2754
Debian Bug     : 425625

A problem was discovered with freetype, a FreeType2 font engine, which
could allow the execution of arbitary code via an integer overflow in
specially crafted TTF files.

For the old stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.1.7-8.

We recommend that you upgrade your freetype package.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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Oldstable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:
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    Size/MD5 checksum:  1245623 991ff86e88b075ba363e876f4ea58680

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
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arm architecture (ARM)
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hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
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i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
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ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
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m68k architecture (Motorola Mc680x0)
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mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
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powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
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s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
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sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
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  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and
Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (GNU/Linux)


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