DescriptionThe ft_bitmap_assure_buffer function in src/base/ftbimap.c in FreeType 2.3.3 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors involving bitmap fonts, related to a "memory buffer overwrite bug."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs432013

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
freetype (PTS)buster2.9.1-3+deb10u3fixed
buster (security)2.9.1-3+deb10u2fixed
sid, trixie2.13.2+dfsg-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
freetypesourcesarge(not affected)
freetypesourceetch(not affected)
freetypesourcelenny(not affected)


[sarge] - freetype <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 2.3.x)
[etch] - freetype <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 2.3.x)
[lenny] - freetype <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 2.3.x)

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