|Bugzilla:||621144: CVE-2010-1797 FreeType: Multiple stack overflows by processing CFF opcodes|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the cff_decoder_parse_charstrings function in the CFF Type2 CharStrings interpreter in cff/cffgload.c in FreeType before 2.4.2, as used in Apple iOS before 4.0.2 on the iPhone and iPod touch and before 3.2.2 on the iPad, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via crafted CFF opcodes in embedded fonts in a PDF document, as demonstrated by JailbreakMe. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (freetype)||RHSA-2010:0607||August 05, 2010|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (freetype)||RHSA-2010:0607||August 05, 2010|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (freetype)||RHSA-2010:0607||August 05, 2010|
Red Hat would like to thank Braden Thomas of the Apple Product Security team for reporting these issues.
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