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FreeType 2 DoS Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

FreeType 2 is prone to a Denial of Service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

An issue was discovered in FreeType 2. A NULL pointer dereference in the Ins_GETVARIATION() function within ttinterp.c could lead to DoS via a crafted font file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

FreeType 2 through version 2.9.

Detection Method

Detection Method

The script checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target system.

Solution

Solution

Update to version 2.9.1 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)