DescriptionAn issue was discovered in FreeType 2 through 2.9. A NULL pointer dereference in the Ins_GETVARIATION() function within ttinterp.c could lead to DoS via a crafted font file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs890450

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
freetype (PTS)bullseye2.10.4+dfsg-1+deb11u1fixed
sid, trixie2.13.2+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
freetypesourcewheezy(not affected)
freetypesourcejessie(not affected)
freetypesourcestretch(not affected)


[stretch] - freetype <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[jessie] - freetype <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[wheezy] - freetype <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)

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