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CVE-2010-2527

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2010-06-09
Bugzilla:
614557: CVE-2010-2527 Freetype demos multiple buffer overflows

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple buffer overflows in demo programs in FreeType before 2.4.0 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted font file.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2527 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 3.7
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
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 5 (freetype) RHSA-2010:0578 2010-07-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (freetype) RHSA-2010:0578 2010-07-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (freetype) RHSA-2010:0577 2010-07-30

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 freetype Not affected

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Robert Święcki of the Google Security Team for the discovery of these issues.

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