CVE-2014-9660

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Description

The _bdf_parse_glyphs function in bdf/bdflib.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 does not properly handle a missing ENDCHAR record, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted BDF font.

References

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0083.html

http://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=188

http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=af8346172a7b573715134f7a51e6c5c60fa7f2ab

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-February/150148.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-February/150162.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-03/msg00091.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0696.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3188

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:055

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2015-2511959.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72986

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2510-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2739-1

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-05

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-02-08

Updated: 2018-10-30

Type: CWE-476

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

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
91368F5 Networks BIG-IP : Multiple FreeType vulnerabilities (K16900)NessusF5 Networks Local Security Checks
high
82509Amazon Linux AMI : freetype (ALAS-2015-502)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
high
82479Debian DLA-185-1 : freetype security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
82461openSUSE Security Update : freetype2 (openSUSE-2015-274)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
82342Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : freetype2 (MDVSA-2015:089)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high
82262Scientific Linux Security Update : freetype on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64 (20150318)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
81967OracleVM 3.3 : freetype (OVMSA-2015-0036)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
high
81938Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : freetype2 (MDVSA-2015:055)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high
81924CentOS 6 / 7 : freetype (CESA-2015:0696)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
81907RHEL 7 : freetype (RHSA-2015:0696)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
81902Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : freetype (ELSA-2015-0696)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
81832Debian DSA-3188-1 : freetype - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
81752SuSE 11.3 Security Update : freetype2 (SAT Patch Number 10386)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
81690GLSA-201503-05 : FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
81509Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : freetype vulnerabilities (USN-2510-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
81429Fedora 20 : freetype-2.5.0-9.fc20 (2015-2216)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
81415Fedora 21 : freetype-2.5.3-15.fc21 (2015-2237)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high