CVE-2014-9747

high

Description

The t42_parse_encoding function in type42/t42parse.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 does not properly update the current position for immediates-only mode, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a Type42 font.

References

http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/tree/src/type42/t42parse.c?id=8b281f83e8516535756f92dbf90940ac44bd45e1

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3370

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/09/11/4

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/09/25/4

https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?41309

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-06-07

Updated: 2016-06-08

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH