Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 / 11.10 : freetype vulnerabilities (USN-1403-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed BDF font files. If a user were tricked into using a
specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to
crash. (CVE-2012-1126)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed BDF font files. If a user were tricked into using a
specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to
crash. (CVE-2012-1127)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed TrueType font files. If a user were tricked into
using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause
FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1128)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed Type42 font files. If a user were tricked into using
a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType
to crash. (CVE-2012-1129)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed PCF font files. If a user were tricked into using a
specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to
crash. (CVE-2012-1130)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed TrueType font files. If a user were tricked into
using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause
FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1131)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed Type1 font files. If a user were tricked into using
a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType
to crash. (CVE-2012-1132)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed BDF font files. If a user were tricked into using a
specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to
crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
(CVE-2012-1133)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed Type1 font files. If a user were tricked into using
a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType
to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
(CVE-2012-1134)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed TrueType font files. If a user were tricked into
using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause
FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1135)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed BDF font files. If a user were tricked into using a
specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to
crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
(CVE-2012-1136)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed BDF font files. If a user were tricked into using a
specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to
crash. (CVE-2012-1137)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed TrueType font files. If a user were tricked into
using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause
FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1138)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed BDF font files. If a user were tricked into using a
specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to
crash. (CVE-2012-1139)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed PostScript font files. If a user were tricked into
using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause
FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1140)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed BDF font files. If a user were tricked into using a
specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to
crash. (CVE-2012-1141)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed Windows FNT/FON font files. If a user were tricked
into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could
cause FreeType to crash. (CVE-2012-1142)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed font files. If a user were tricked into using a
specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to
crash. (CVE-2012-1143)

Mateusz Jurczyk discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle
certain malformed TrueType font files. If a user were tricked into
using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause
FreeType to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with user
privileges. (CVE-2012-1144).

Solution :

Update the affected libfreetype6 package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false