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Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 11:19:43 -0600
From: Michael Catanzaro <>
Subject: Invalid free in cairo_ft_apply_variations


cairo 1.16.0, in cairo_ft_apply_variations() in cairo-ft-font.c frees 
memory using the wrong free function, leading to memory corruption. 
Because cairo is used by WebKitGTK+, WPE WebKit, and the WinCairo port 
of WebKit, this issue can be triggered by web content. CVE-2018-19876 
has been allocated by MITRE. For details, see:

We recommend Linux distros should patch cairo because the fix has not 
yet been integrated into the upstream source code repository:
(warning: link provided for convenience, it is not a stable link)


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