Vulnerability CVE-2018-6942


Published: 2018-02-13

Description:
An issue was discovered in FreeType 2 through 2.9. A NULL pointer dereference in the Ins_GETVARIATION() function within ttinterp.c could lead to DoS via a crafted font file.

Type:

CWE-476

(NULL Pointer Dereference)

Vendor: Freetype
Product: Freetype2 
Version: 2.9;
Vendor: Canonical
Product: Ubuntu linux 
Version: 17.10;

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial

 References:
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/oss-fuzz/issues/detail?id=5736
https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=29c759284e305ec428703c9a5831d0b1fc3497ef
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3572-1/

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