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Re: Bug in FreeType? (normal digits rendered as old style figures with lmodern 0.99.3)

Florent Rougon <f.rougon@free.fr> wrote:

> In short: just wait until the X.org from 'unstable' reaches bpo. :-)

That could be taken as part of the smiley, but for clarity's sake, let's
go for the full quote:

,----[ http://www.backports.org/ (Fri, 05 May 2006 15:03 GMT) ]
| Usually I'll wait for an updated package in testing/unstable to fix bugs
| which also affects packages on backports.org. Now the time has come,
| where this is no longer possible for a package: xorg-x11. Why? We have
| 6.9 in testing (and on backports.org), and 7.0 in unstable. We'll see no
| more updates for the packages in testing, and backporting xorg-x11 7.0
| to sarge is a pain in the ass. So we need to stick with 6.9 at least for
| a while, which primary means we can't just take a newer package from
| testing/unstable to fix (security related) bugs.
| Yesterday I uploaded xorg-x11 6.9.0.dfsg.1-5bpo2, which fixes
| CVE-2006-1526, a problem which led to a buffer overflow. A local
| attacker could exploit this to crash the X server or even execute
| arbitrary code with root privileges. The patch was taken from Ubuntu's
| security update.


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