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CVE Database

CVE-2011-0226

Impact: Important
Public: 2011-07-08
Bugzilla: 722701: CVE-2011-0226 freetype: postscript type1 font parsing vulnerability

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer signedness error in psaux/t1decode.c in FreeType before 2.4.6, as used in CoreGraphics in Apple iOS before 4.2.9 and 4.3.x before 4.3.4 and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted Type 1 font in a PDF document, as exploited in the wild in July 2011.

Find out more about CVE-2011-0226 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 6 (freetype) RHSA-2011:1085 July 21, 2011

External References

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