Vulnerability CVE-2014-9745


Published: 2015-09-14

Description:
The parse_encoding function in type1/t1load.c in FreeType before 2.5.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a "broken number-with-base" in a Postscript stream, as demonstrated by 8#garbage.

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

Vendor: Debian
Product: Debian linux 
Version: 8.0; 7.0;
Vendor: Freetype
Product: Freetype 
Version: 2.5.2;
Vendor: Canonical
Product: Ubuntu linux 
Version:
15.04
14.04
12.04
Vendor: Opensuse
Product: Opensuse 
Version: 13.1;
Vendor: Novell
Product: Opensuse 
Version: 13.1;

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial

 References:
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=df14e6c0b9592cbb24d5381dfc6106b14f915e75
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-10/msg00017.html
http://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/index.php?41590
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3370
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76727
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033536
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2739-1
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/freetype/+bug/1492124
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=459050

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