CVE-2006-1861

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2006-05-15
Bugzilla:
484437: CVE-2006-1861 freetype: multiple integer overflow vulnerabilities

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple integer overflows in FreeType before 2.2 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via attack vectors related to (1) bdf/bdflib.c, (2) sfnt/ttcmap.c, (3) cff/cffgload.c, and (4) the read_lwfn function and a crafted LWFN file in base/ftmac.c. NOTE: item 4 was originally identified by CVE-2006-2493.

Find out more about CVE-2006-1861 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (freetype) RHSA-2006:0500 2006-07-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (freetype) RHSA-2009:1062 2009-05-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (freetype) RHSA-2009:0329 2009-05-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (freetype) RHSA-2006:0500 2006-07-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (freetype) RHSA-2009:0329 2009-05-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (freetype) RHSA-2006:0500 2006-07-18