Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3572-1
14th February, 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its
- Ubuntu 17.10
FreeType could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
– FreeType 2 is a font engine library
It was discovered that FreeType incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
To update your system, please follow these instructions:
After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make
all the necessary changes.