CVE-2016-10244

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-08-25
CWE:
CWE-20
Bugzilla:
1429965: CVE-2016-10244 freetype: parse_charstrings function in type1/t1load.c does not ensure that a font contains a glyph name

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The parse_charstrings function in type1/t1load.c in FreeType 2 before 2.7 does not ensure that a font contains a glyph name, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file.

Find out more about CVE-2016-10244 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 5.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 freetype Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 freetype Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 freetype Will not fix
RHEV Manager 3 mingw-virt-viewer Will not fix

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