DescriptionSDL_ttf v2.0.18 and below was discovered to contain an arbitrary memory write via the function TTF_RenderText_Solid(). This vulnerability is triggered via a crafted TTF file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs1010671

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libsdl2-ttf (PTS)stretch2.0.14+dfsg1-1vulnerable
buster, bullseye2.0.15+dfsg1-1vulnerable
bookworm, sid2.0.18+dfsg-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bullseye] - libsdl2-ttf <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - libsdl2-ttf <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - libsdl2-ttf <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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