CVE-2010-2500

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2010-06-09
CWE:
CWE-190
Bugzilla:
613167: CVE-2010-2500 freetype: integer overflow vulnerability in smooth/ftgrays.c

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the gray_render_span function in smooth/ftgrays.c in FreeType before 2.4.0 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-2010-2500 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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 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
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

Acknowledgements

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