Vulnerability CVE-2014-9673


Published: 2015-02-08

Description:
Integer signedness error in the Mac_Read_POST_Resource function in base/ftobjs.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted Mac font.

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Redhat -> Enterprise linux desktop 
Redhat -> Enterprise linux hpc node 
Redhat -> Enterprise linux hpc node eus 
Redhat -> Enterprise linux server 
Redhat -> Enterprise linux server eus 
Redhat -> Enterprise linux workstation 
Opensuse -> Opensuse 
Novell -> Opensuse 
Freetype -> Freetype 
Debian -> Debian linux 
Canonical -> Ubuntu linux 

 References:
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0083.html
http://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=154
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=35252ae9aa1dd9343e9f4884e9ddb1fee10ef415
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.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

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