Public Date:
1661454: CVE-2018-19876 cairo: Invalid free in cairo_ft_apply_variations() resulting in a denial of service

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

cairo 1.16.0, in cairo_ft_apply_variations() in cairo-ft-font.c, would free memory using a free function incompatible with WebKit's fastMalloc, leading to an application crash with a "free(): invalid pointer" error.

Find out more about CVE-2018-19876 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 cairo Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 cairo Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 cairo Not affected

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