[USN-5528-1] FreeType vulnerabilities


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5528-1 July 20, 2022
freetype vulnerabilities ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 22.04 LTS – Ubuntu 20.04 LTS – Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Summary:
Several security issues were fixed in FreeType.
Software Description: – freetype: FreeType 2 is a font engine library
Details:
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.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS: libfreetype6 2.11.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: libfreetype6 2.10.1-2ubuntu0.2
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: libfreetype6 2.8.1-2ubuntu2.2
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5528-1 CVE-2022-27404, CVE-2022-27405, CVE-2022-27406, CVE-2022-31782
Package Information: launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/freetype/2.11.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/freetype/2.10.1-2ubuntu0.2 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/freetype/2.8.1-2ubuntu2.2