CVE-2012-1131

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2012-02-26
Bugzilla:
800589: CVE-2012-1131 freetype: incorrect type cast allowing input sanity check bypass in ft_smooth_render_generic() (#35604)

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, on 64-bit platforms allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid heap read operation and memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the cell table of a font.

Find out more about CVE-2012-1131 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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 6 (freetype) RHSA-2012:0467 2012-04-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (freetype) RHSA-2012:0467 2012-04-10

Acknowledgements

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