CVE-2008-1808

HIGH
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Description

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.

References

http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=717

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Sep/msg00003.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Sep/msg00004.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html

http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-August/064118.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00001.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/30600

http://secunia.com/advisories/30721

http://secunia.com/advisories/30740

http://secunia.com/advisories/30766

http://secunia.com/advisories/30819

http://secunia.com/advisories/30821

http://secunia.com/advisories/30967

http://secunia.com/advisories/31479

http://secunia.com/advisories/31577

http://secunia.com/advisories/31707

http://secunia.com/advisories/31709

http://secunia.com/advisories/31711

http://secunia.com/advisories/31712

http://secunia.com/advisories/31823

http://secunia.com/advisories/31856

http://secunia.com/advisories/31900

http://secunia.com/advisories/33937

http://secunia.com/advisories/35204

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200806-10.xml

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml

http://securitytracker.com/id?1020240

http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=3157&release_id=605780

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-239006-1

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3026

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3129

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-318.htm

http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0255

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:121

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0556.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0558.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0329.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495497/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495869/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29637

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29639

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-643-1

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0014.html

http://www.vmware.com/support/player/doc/releasenotes_player.html

http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html

http://www.vmware.com/support/server/doc/releasenotes_server.html

http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/releasenotes_ws55.html

http://www.vmware.com/support/ws6/doc/releasenotes_ws6.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1794

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1876/references

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2423

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2466

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2525

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2558

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2608

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11188

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg00717.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg00721.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-06-16

Updated: 2021-01-26

Type: CWE-189

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (20 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
79459OracleVM 2.1 : freetype (OVMSA-2009-0012)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
critical
67813Oracle Linux 3 / 4 : freetype (ELSA-2009-0329)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
67715Oracle Linux 3 / 4 / 5 : freetype (ELSA-2008-0556)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
62383GLSA-201209-25 : VMware Player, Server, Workstation: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
medium
60588Scientific Linux Security Update : freetype on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
critical
60427Scientific Linux Security Update : freetype on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
40382VMSA-2008-0014 : Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Server, VMware ESX, VMware VCB address information disclosure, privilege escalation and other security issues.NessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
medium
38870RHEL 3 / 4 : freetype (RHSA-2009:0329)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
38867CentOS 3 / 4 : freetype (CESA-2009:0329)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
37738Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.04 / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS : freetype vulnerabilities (USN-643-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
37537Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : freetype2 (MDVSA-2008:121)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high
35684Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2009-001)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
34163Debian DSA-1635-1 : freetype - multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
33419FreeBSD : FreeType 2 -- Multiple Vulnerabilities (4fb43b2f-46a9-11dd-9d38-00163e000016)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
high
33250RHEL 2.1 : freetype (RHSA-2008:0558)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
33249RHEL 3 / 4 / 5 : freetype (RHSA-2008:0556)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
33246GLSA-200806-10 : FreeType: User-assisted execution of arbitrary codeNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
33229CentOS 3 / 4 / 5 : freetype (CESA-2008:0556)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
33222Fedora 8 : freetype-2.3.5-4.fc8 (2008-5430)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
33221Fedora 9 : freetype-2.3.5-6.fc9 (2008-5425)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high