Bug#870264: cairo: CVE-2017-7475: NULL pointer dereference with a crafted font file

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at debian.org
Mon Jul 31 12:21:11 UTC 2017

Source: cairo
Version: 1.14.10-1
Severity: important
Tags: security upstream
Forwarded: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=100763


the following vulnerability was published for cairo.

| Cairo version 1.15.4 is vulnerable to a NULL pointer dereference
| related to the FT_Load_Glyph and FT_Render_Glyph resulting in an
| application crash.

If you fix the vulnerability please also make sure to include the
CVE (Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures) id in your changelog entry.

For further information see:

[0] https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-7475
[1] https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=100763

Please adjust the affected versions in the BTS as needed.


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