CVE-2014-9662

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Description

cff/cf2ft.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 does not validate the return values of point-allocation functions, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted OTF font.

References

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

http://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=185

http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=5f201ab5c24cb69bc96b724fd66e739928d6c5e2

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://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-119

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 (7 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
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
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