CVE-2014-2240

HIGH

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the cf2_hintmap_build function in cff/cf2hints.c in FreeType before 2.5.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large number of stem hints in a font file.

References

http://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?41697

http://secunia.com/advisories/57291

http://secunia.com/advisories/57447

http://sourceforge.net/projects/freetype/files/freetype2/2.5.3

http://www.freetype.org/index.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/66074

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029895

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2148-1

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-03-12

Updated: 2021-01-26

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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