CVE Database

CVE-2009-0946

Impact: Important
Public: 2009-03-20
Bugzilla: 491384: CVE-2009-0946 freetype: multiple integer overflows

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple integer overflows in FreeType 2.3.9 and earlier allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to large values in certain inputs in (1) smooth/ftsmooth.c, (2) sfnt/ttcmap.c, and (3) cff/cffload.c.

Find out more about CVE-2009-0946 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (freetype) RHSA-2009:1062 May 22, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (freetype) RHSA-2009:0329 May 22, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (freetype) RHSA-2009:0329 May 22, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (freetype) RHSA-2009:1061 May 22, 2009

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