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[DSA1178] DSA-1178-1 freetype Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It was discovered that an integer overflow in freetype's PCF font code
may lead to denial of service and potential execution of arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your freetype package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1178
Threat Level: High
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