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The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The ft_bitmap_assure_buffer function in src/base/ftbimap.c in FreeType 2.3.3 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors involving bitmap fonts, related to a "memory buffer overwrite bug."

Find out more about CVE-2007-3506 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of freetype as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

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