CVE-2014-9675

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2015-02-08
CWE:
CWE-200
Bugzilla:
1191192: CVE-2014-9675 freetype: information leak in _bdf_add_property()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

bdf/bdflib.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 identifies property names by only verifying that an initial substring is present, which allows remote attackers to discover heap pointer values and bypass the ASLR protection mechanism via a crafted BDF font.

Find out more about CVE-2014-9675 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:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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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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