CVE-2014-9663

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2014-11-24
CWE:
CWE-125
Bugzilla:
1191085: CVE-2014-9663 freetype: out-of-bounds read in tt_cmap4_validate()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The tt_cmap4_validate function in sfnt/ttcmap.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 validates a certain length field before that field's value is completely calculated, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted cmap SFNT table.

Find out more about CVE-2014-9663 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
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

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 freetype Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 freetype Will not fix
RHEV Manager 3 mingw-virt-viewer Will not fix
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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