CVE Database

CVE-2010-2805

Impact: Important
Public: 2010-08-04
Bugzilla: 625626: CVE-2010-2805 freetype: FT_Stream_EnterFrame() does not properly validate certain position values

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The FT_Stream_EnterFrame function in base/ftstream.c in FreeType before 2.4.2 does not properly validate certain position values, which allows 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-2010-2805 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of freetype as
shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

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 6 (freetype) RHSA-2010:0864 November 10, 2010

External References

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