CVE-2018-19876

Source
Severity Critical
Remote Yes
Type Arbitrary code execution
Description
A memory-corruption issue has been found in cairo versions <= 1.16.0, in the cairo_ft_apply_variations() function in cairo-ft-font.c. This function frees memory using the wrong free function, leading to memory corruption. As cairo is used, among others, by WebKitGTK+, this could be triggered by a crafted web content in some cases.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-827 lib32-cairo 1.16.0-1 1.16.0-2 Critical Fixed
AVG-826 cairo 1.16.0-1 1.16.0-2 Critical Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Description
17 Feb 2019 ASA-201902-19 AVG-826 cairo Critical arbitrary code execution
References
https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2018/q4/205
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/cairo/cairo/merge_requests/5