CVE-2014-9671

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2014-11-24
Bugzilla:
1191094: CVE-2014-9671 freetype: integer overflow in pcf_get_properties() leading to NULL pointer dereference

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Off-by-one error in the pcf_get_properties function in pcf/pcfread.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via a crafted PCF file with a 0xffffffff size value that is improperly incremented.

Find out more about CVE-2014-9671 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-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 Not affected
RHEV Manager 3 mingw-virt-viewer Will not fix
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