CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2012-02-23
CWE: (CWE-122|CWE-125)
Bugzilla: 800587: CVE-2012-1130 freetype: heap buffer over-read in PCF parser pcf_get_properties() (#35603)


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

FreeType before 2.4.9, as used in Mozilla Firefox Mobile before 10.0.4 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid heap read operation and memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted property data in a PCF font.

Find out more about CVE-2012-1130 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (freetype) RHSA-2012:0467 April 10, 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (freetype) RHSA-2012:0467 April 10, 2012

External References


Red Hat would like to thank Mateusz Jurczyk of the Google Security Team for reporting this issue.

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