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“freetype” 2.4.8-1ubuntu2.1 source package in Ubuntu

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freetype (2.4.8-1ubuntu2.1) precise-security; urgency=low

  * SECURITY UPDATE: denial of service and possible code execution via NULL
    pointer dereference
    - debian/patches-freetype/CVE-2012-5668.patch: reset props_size in case
      of allocation error in src/bdf/bdflib.c.
    - CVE-2012-5668
  * SECURITY UPDATE: denial of service and possible code execution via heap
    buffer over-read in BDF parsing
    - debian/patches-freetype/CVE-2012-5669.patch: use correct array size
      in src/bdf/bdflib.c.
    - CVE-2012-5669
 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden>   Fri, 11 Jan 2013 13:45:45 -0500

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Uploaded by:
Marc Deslauriers on 2013-01-11
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Original maintainer:
Ubuntu Developers
Component:
main
Architectures:
any
Section:
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Urgency:
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Binary packages built by this source

freetype2-demos: FreeType 2 demonstration programs

 This package contains some demonstration programs and utilities
 which showcase the features of the FreeType 2 font engine.

libfreetype6: FreeType 2 font engine, shared library files

 The FreeType project is a team of volunteers who develop free,
 portable and high-quality software solutions for digital typography.
 They specifically target embedded systems and focus on bringing small,
 efficient and ubiquitous products.
 .
 The FreeType 2 library is their new software font engine. It has been
 designed to provide the following important features:
  * A universal and simple API to manage font files
  * Support for several font formats through loadable modules
  * High-quality anti-aliasing
  * High portability & performance
 .
 Supported font formats include:
  * TrueType files (.ttf) and collections (.ttc)
  * Type 1 font files both in ASCII (.pfa) or binary (.pfb) format
  * Type 1 Multiple Master fonts. The FreeType 2 API also provides
    routines to manage design instances easily
  * Type 1 CID-keyed fonts
  * OpenType/CFF (.otf) fonts
  * CFF/Type 2 fonts
  * Adobe CEF fonts (.cef), used to embed fonts in SVG documents with
    the Adobe SVG viewer plugin.
  * Windows FNT/FON bitmap fonts
 .
 This package contains the files needed to run programs that use the
 FreeType 2 library.
 .
  Home Page: http://www.freetype.org/
  Authors: David Turner <david.turner@freetype.org>
           Robert Wilhelm <robert.wilhelm@freetype.org>
           Werner Lemberg <werner.lemberg@freetype.org>

libfreetype6-dev: FreeType 2 font engine, development files

 The FreeType project is a team of volunteers who develop free,
 portable and high-quality software solutions for digital typography.
 They specifically target embedded systems and focus on bringing small,
 efficient and ubiquitous products.
 .
 This package contains all supplementary files (static library, headers
 and documentation) you need to develop your own programs using the
 FreeType 2 library.

libfreetype6-udeb: FreeType 2 font engine for the debian-installer

 The FreeType project is a team of volunteers who develop free,
 portable and high-quality software solutions for digital typography.
 They specifically target embedded systems and focus on bringing small,
 efficient and ubiquitous products.
 .
 This is the udeb package for use with the debian-installer.