Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in FreeType. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted font, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All FreeType users should upgrade to the latest version:
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