CVE-2014-9658

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2014-11-24
Bugzilla:
1191080: CVE-2014-9658 freetype: buffer over-read and integer underflow in tt_face_load_kern()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The tt_face_load_kern function in sfnt/ttkern.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 enforces an incorrect minimum table length, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted TrueType font.

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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-2015:0696 2015-03-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (freetype) RHSA-2015:0696 2015-03-17
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.
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