Vulnerability Details

FreeType Multiple denial of service vulnerabilities (Windows)

Published: 2010-09-01 07:34:36
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact:
Successful exploitation may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of an application that uses the affected library. Failed exploitation attempts will likely result in denial-of-service conditions.

Affected Versions:
FreeType version 2.4.1 and prior.

Technical Details:
- Buffer overflow error in the 'Mac_Read_POST_Resource()' [src/base/ftobjs.c] function when processing Adobe Type 1 Mac Font File (LWFN) fonts. - Errors related to the bdf/bdflib.c, t42_parse_sfnts function in type42/t42parse.c, FT_Stream_EnterFrame function in base/ftstream.c, ftmulti.c in the ftmulti demo program and to the 'BOUNDS' macro when processing fonts.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to FreeType version 2.4.2 or later.

Summary:
This host is installed with FreeType and is prone to multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities.

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-3053
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2808
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2807
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2806
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2805
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2541

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/42285

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/40816
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2018
http://sourceforge.net/projects/freetype/files/freetype2/2.4.2/NEWS/view
http://www.freetype.org/

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2010-09-01
Modified
2018-12-06
Category
Denial of Service

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