Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1065-1 fontforge -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Aug 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-11568, CVE-2017-11569, CVE-2017-11571, CVE-2017-11572, CVE-2017-11574, CVE-2017-11575, CVE-2017-11576, CVE-2017-11577.
More information:

FontForge is vulnerable to heap-based buffer over-read in several functions, resulting in DoS or code execution via a crafted otf file:

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.0.20120101+git-2+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your fontforge packages.

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