Vulnerability CVE-2016-10244


Published: 2017-03-06

Description:
The parse_charstrings function in type1/t1load.c in FreeType 2 before 2.7 does not ensure that a font contains a glyph name, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file.

Type:

CWE-125

(Out-of-bounds Read)

Vendor: Debian
Product: Debian linux 
Version: 8.0;
Vendor: Freetype
Product: Freetype2 
Version:
2.7.0
2.7
2.6.5
2.6.4
2.6.3
2.6.2
2.6.1
2.6.0
2.5.5
2.5.4
2.5.3
2.5.2
2.5.1
2.5.0.1
2.5.0
2.4.9
2.4.8
2.4.7
2.4.6
2.4.5
2.4.4
2.4.3
2.4.2
2.4.12
2.4.11
2.4.10
2.4.1
2.4.0
Product: Freetype 
Version: 2.7;

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

 References:
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/tree/ChangeLog?h=VER-2-7
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3839
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97405
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038090
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038201
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/oss-fuzz/issues/detail?id=36
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-14
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-04-01

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