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FreeBSD Ports: freetype2

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: freetype2 CVE-2008-1806 Integer overflow in FreeType2 before 2.3.6 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted set of 16-bit length values within the Private dictionary table in a Printer Font Binary (PFB) file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow. CVE-2008-1807 FreeType2 before 2.3.6 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via an invalid 'number of axes' field in a Printer Font Binary (PFB) file, which triggers a free of arbitrary memory locations, leading to memory corruption. CVE-2008-1808 Multiple off-by-one errors in FreeType2 before 2.3.6 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a crafted table in a Printer Font Binary (PFB) file or (2) a crafted SHC instruction in a TrueType Font (TTF) file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://secunia.com/advisories/30600 http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=605780 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/4fb43b2f-46a9-11dd-9d38-00163e000016.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)