CVE-2010-3311

HIGH

Description

Integer overflow in base/ftstream.c in libXft (aka the X FreeType library) in FreeType before 2.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Compact Font Format (CFF) font file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, related to an "input stream position error" issue, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-1797.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-10/msg00006.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/48951

http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2116

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:201

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0864.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/43700

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1013-1

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=623625

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0736.html

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0737.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-01-07

Updated: 2012-12-19

Type: CWE-189

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH