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FreeType Multiple Integer Overflow Vulnerability (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host has FreeType installed and is prone to Multiple Integer Overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

Multiple integer overflows are due to inadequate validation of data passed into cff/cffload.c, sfnt/ttcmap.c and cff/cffload.c while processing specially crafted fonts.

Affected Software

Affected Software

FreeType version 2.3.9 and prior on Linux.

Solution

Solution

Apply the fix from the referenced repositories.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)