[USN-4126-1] FreeType vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Mon Sep 9 18:30:55 UTC 2019
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4126-1
September 09, 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
FreeType could be made to expose sensitive information if
if it opened a specially crafted font file.
- freetype: FreeType 2 is a font engine library
It was discovered that FreeType incorrectly handled certain font files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make
all the necessary changes.
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