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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.8 6.8
CVE Id CVE-2014-9673
Last Modified 15 Sep 2015 10:00:00
Published 08 Feb 2015 06:59:34
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2014-9673

Summary

Integer signedness error in the Mac_Read_POST_Resource function in base/ftobjs.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted Mac 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=35252ae9aa1dd9343e9f4884e9ddb1fee10ef415

MISC - http://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=154

UBUNTU - USN-2510-1

DEBIAN - DSA-3188

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2015:055

REDHAT - RHSA-2015:0696

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