FreeType vulnerabilities

2010-08-17T00:00:00
ID USN-972-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2010-08-17T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.