Vulnerability CVE-2017-7857


Published: 2017-04-14

Description:
FreeType 2 before 2017-03-08 has an out-of-bounds write caused by a heap-based buffer overflow related to the TT_Get_MM_Var function in truetype/ttgxvar.c and the sfnt_init_face function in sfnt/sfobjs.c.

Vendor: Freetype
Product: Freetype2 
Version: 2.7.1;

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial

 References:
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=7bbb91fbf47fc0775cc9705673caf0c47a81f94b
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97680
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/oss-fuzz/issues/detail?id=759
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-14

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