[USN-5453-1] FreeType vulnerability


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5453-1 May 30, 2022
freetype vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
Summary:
FreeType could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
Software Description: – freetype: FreeType 2 is a font engine library
Details:
It was discovered that FreeType incorrectly handled certain font files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: libfreetype6 2.6.1-0.1ubuntu2.5+esm1
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5453-1 CVE-2022-27406