DescriptionFreeType before 2.4.2 uses incorrect integer data types during bounds checking, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted font file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
freetype (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy2.4.9-1.1+deb7u3fixed
jessie (security), jessie2.5.2-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid2.6.3-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

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