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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2014-9660
Last Modified 15 Sep 2015 09:59:21
Published 08 Feb 2015 06:59:22
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2014-9660

Summary

The _bdf_parse_glyphs function in bdf/bdflib.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 does not properly handle a missing ENDCHAR record, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted BDF font.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04

  • Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04

  • Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04

  • Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.10

Application

  • Freetype 2.5.3


References

CONFIRM - http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=af8346172a7b573715134f7a51e6c5c60fa7f2ab

MISC - http://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=188

UBUNTU - USN-2510-1

DEBIAN - DSA-3188

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2015:055

REDHAT - RHSA-2015:0696

FEDORA - FEDORA-2015-2216

FEDORA - FEDORA-2015-2237

CONFIRM - http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0083.html

SUSE - openSUSE-SU-2015:0627

UBUNTU - USN-2739-1


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 11:08:10